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Gutsy Walkers show big support for Canadians with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Gutsy Walkers show big support for Canadians with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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Halifax Gutsy Walk Make-up Event

  We were so sad about having to cancel the Halifax Gutsy Walk for the first time this year. To make up for it we’re hoping you can join us at our Halifax Gutsy Walk Make-up event on...
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Fairbanks Centre Green Space, Shubie Park, 54 Locks Rd, Dartmouth
Dartmouth
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Stories from the Crohn's and Colitis Community

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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Advocate for the rights of doctors and patients to choose the treatment that works for them.

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With our easy-to-add Twibbon, you can share your passion of stopping Crohn’s and colitis.

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Bring life with Crohn’s or colitis out from behind closed doors by sharing your experiences and raising awareness. Tell us about your experiences on our Facebook page.