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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada Announce  2021 Women in IBD Award Recipients

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada Announce 2021 Women in IBD Award Recipients

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Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium. (Jaclyn Fisher Photo)

Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium

Join fellow youth living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis at our annual Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium! Back for its third year, the Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium...
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Virtually from the comfort of your home
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A group of six young adults casually walking down a cobbled street in a straight line towards the camera. They are holding hands and hugging, laughing and smiling.

Youth Wellness Series 2021

Crohn's and Colitis Canada is happy to announce the return of the Fall Youth Wellness Series! This year, our guest speakers will share their insights and deliver educational content for youth...
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From the comfort of your home.
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Is there a role for diet therapy to treat IBD

Education Night: Is there a role for diet therapy to treat IBD? with Dr. Raman

Is there a role for diet therapy to treat IBD? with Dr. RamanDr. Raman will present on the emerging data linking diet to the development of IBD, the role of diet and dietary components in promoting...
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Quick Fact

  • 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.

Although 1 in 140 Canadians lives with inflammatory bowel disease, too few people know or understand this chronic, invisible illness. Help us raise awareness.

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