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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

 25th anniversary gala unites the community and raises nearly  $1.5 million for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

25th anniversary gala unites the community and raises nearly $1.5 million for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

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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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