Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter Information Night

Come on out to meet and connect with others living with, or supporting someone with, Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis! Join us to find out what is coming up in the Ottawa-Gatineau comunity, from education events, to fundraising events and more! To RSVP or for more information please contact Sherry Pang at spang@crohnsandcolitis.ca or call 613-806-7956
Location  • 
Dymon Storage - Boardroom 1554 Carling Ave
Ottawa
Category  •  chm

  • 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.