Fertility and Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Fertility and Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Join us from anywhere with internet access to learn from expert gastroenterologists in the field about the impact of Crohn's and colitis on fertility and pregnancy. Get your questions answered by the experts in this interactive live webinar!

Presenters:
 

Dr. Vivian Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at University of Alberta. Dr. Vivian Huang developed the The Preconception and Pregnancy in IBD clinical research program in 2013 to study the complex relationship between pregnancy and IBD, and effects of IBD and IBD treatments on maternal and neonatal/offspring outcomes, in order find ways to optimize the management of IBD during pregnancy. Dr. Vivian Huang is currently implementing The Preconception and Pregnancy in IBD clinical research program at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.

Dr. Cynthia Seow is an Associate Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta. Dr. Seow's specialties include Maternal and Fetal outcomes in IBD and optimization of biologic therapies in IBD. She established the University of Calgary's IBD pregnancy clinic and research registry in 2013 which provides preconception counselling and follow-up care for pregnant women living with Crohn's or colitis


December 4, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. EDT


This event is free and suitable for individuals living with Crohn's or colitis, their caregivers, and those who wish to gain additional information.

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Location  • 
Online Webinar
Category  •  edu

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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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