Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter Meeting & Open Discussion

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Chapter Planning
Meet and connect with others living with or affected by Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Join us to find out what is coming up in the Ottawa-Gatineau community, from education events, to fundraising events and more! 

Talk About Guts – Open Discussion 
For patients, their families, friends and caregivers affected by Crohn’s and colitis; this is an informal forum to share experiences, provide & exchange information and offer support in a positive environment.

For Zoom log-in details: or 613-806-7956
Location  • 
Zoom call
Category  •  chm

  • 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.