Agenda

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST

18:00 Opening Remarks: Welcome Kelly Phalen-Kelly

(1) Nutrition in IBD

18:15 1.1 Acute Treatment
Julie Cepo
18:45 1.2 Out-Patient Treatment Inez Martincevic
19:15 1.3 Q&A / Discussion Moderator:  Melanie Watson
19:30 Break (10 minutes)  

(2) Biosimilars

19:40 2.1 What are Biosimilars?
Dr. Mark Silverberg
20:10 2.2 The Switch to Biosimilars Amanda Swain
20:40 2.3 Q&A / Discussion Moderator: Marie Louise-Martin
20:50 Evaluation and Closing Remarks Kelly Phalen-Kelly
21:00 Adjournment  

  • 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.