Escaping the Bathroom – Taking charge of your IBD

On September 9, 2015, Crohn's and Colitis Canada hosted a webinar about 'Taking charge of your IBD'. As part of the Youth Webinar Series, this session provides youth and young adults with plenty of great insight, tips and tricks to 'escape the bathroom' and live their lives to the fullest.

  • 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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