Pain in Crohn's and Colitis

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Pain in Crohn’s and Colitis

Date: December 5, 2024
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET


Are you or a loved one struggling with pain when living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Have you ever wondered why some pain management strategies work better for one person compared to another?

Join us on December 5, 2024, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET to learn more about the gut-brain connection and how inflammation in the gut influences your experience of pain. Discover pain management strategies that address both gut and brain factors, including medications, medical cannabis, psychological approaches, and diet. Gain insights into the significance of social support and lifestyle modifications in coping with chronic pain. Don't miss out on valuable insights and practical tips for enhancing your quality of life.

Ask your questions ahead of time when you register or live during the event. This event is offered in English with live French interpretation.


Dr. Yasmin Nasser is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and a clinician-scientist in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. She is an expert in managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and upper/lower GI motility disorders. Dr. Nasser’s laboratory focuses on the microbiome's role in chronic visceral and somatic pain, with the overall goal to develop innovative approaches to treating chronic pain, thus improving patient quality of life.

How to Register

Please click here to register for the webinar on December 5, 2024, at 7:00pm ET. Can't attend live? Register for the webinar and we'll send you a link to the recording. Please submit your questions ahead of time using the registration form.

Location  • 
ZOOM (Virtuel)
Category  •  edu

  • 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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