Webinars

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of educational webinars throughout the year for individuals living with or affected by IBD and their families. Webinars cover a variety of topics including new and emerging treatments, diet and nutrition, how to manage flare-ups, mental health and more. Once a live webinar has taken place, the webinar video is uploaded to the playlist found below for your viewing.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Newly Diagnosed Webinar
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST


Do you have questions or want to learn more about living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis?

Join us from anywhere you have internet access to learn more about IBD from a nurse and expert in the field. During this webinar we will discuss these diseases, review diet and treatment options, let you know what to expect going forward, and will answer your questions LIVE! 

This event is FREE. Suitable for newly diagnosed individuals, their caregivers or those who wish to gain additional information.

Click here to register for the webinar. 


Eating Well with Crohn's or Colitis 
Youth Education Series
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST


Finding foods that are right for you can be challenging when you live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Finding the right foods can become even more challenging while maintaining a busy school schedule and a heavy course work load. Our Eating Well with Crohn's or  Colitis webinar will explore the important role diet and nutrition plays in managing IBD. It will also provide you with helpful tips on how to achieve a balanced diet, especially while in school. Tune in to learn about eating well and to have your questions answered by the experts!

Presenters: Jennifer Haskett and Shira Gertsman  
Jennifer Haskett is a Registered Dietician at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Shira Gertsman, a 2017 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient, is completing a degree in biomedical science at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario.

This event is FREE. Suitable for youth and young adults living with Crohn’s or colitis, their caregivers or those who wish to gain additional information.

Click here to register for the webinar. 

Living Well with Crohn's or Colitis 
Youth Education Series

Facebook Live 
Fall 2018 - Date coming soon


Whether you’re in high school or attending a post-secondary institution, if you’re interested in connecting with other students who are living with IBD we encourage you to join our Facebook Live event – Living Well with Crohn's or Colitis . You’ll have the opportunity to hear from Joe Shaw and Leslie Hernandez, post-secondary students and 2017 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipients, about how they handle the day-to-day challenges which may occur while living with IBD. If you’re looking for tips or interested in knowing if other students have had similar experiences, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with others and ask questions throughout the event.

Presenters:  Joe Shaw and Leslie Hernandez
Joe Shaw, a 2017 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient, is currently completing a degree in nursing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Leslie Hernandez, a 2017 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient, is a student at the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal, Quebec

Moderated by Rasheed Clarke, Marketing and Communications Specialist at Crohn’s and Colitis Canada


PAST WEBINARS

Crohn's and Colitis Hurt: Understanding Pain in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Experts in the field discuss the mechanisms and causes of pain in Crohn's or colitis, approaches to pain management, and the latest advancements in pain and IBD research. 

Click here to watch our most recent webinar on pain and IBD.


New and Emerging Treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Biotherapies

Experts in the field discuss biologic and biosimilar treatment options that have recently been made available to treat Crohn’s or colitis.

Click here to watch our webinar on Biotherapies. 


To view the full collection of education webinars, please click menu-icon.PNG  icon below to learn more about living with Crohn's and Colitis.

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

Other Areas of Interest