Crohn's and Colitis Canada Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium

A photo of Jaclyn Fisher, "Crohn

Thanks for joining us! 

On Sunday, November 29 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm ET Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium, a day-long education event, took place.

This free educational event, in memory of Jaclyn Fisher, featured several distinguished medical professionals discussing various topics related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, including: preparing for an appointment with a gastroenterologist, fertility and inflammatory bowel disease, the transition from being a pediatric to adult patient, and many more.

Did you miss this event? You can watch the video recording of the event below.

Want to learn more about our speakers? Read all about them here.

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  • 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.

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