Understanding your Journey with Ulcerative Colitis

This webinar will introduce you to the new Canadian clinical practice guidelines for managing ulcerative colitis in order to help you better understand your treatment options and talk to your physician about your treatment plan. Featuring Dr. Hillary Steinhart, Head of the Division of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network; also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

  • 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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