Eating Well with Crohn's or Colitis

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Eating Well with Crohn's or Colitis
Youth Education Series: Webinar
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. This 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!


Jennifer Haskett
Registered Dietitian at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Shira Gertsman
2017 AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipient and undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Science at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario

This event is free, and 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
Location  • 
Online Webinar
Category  •  edu

  • 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.

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