Research Milestones

How is research impacting the lives of people with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis? Here we share stories of success and what we are learning about the causes and triggers, and best ways to manage, treat and prevent these diseases. 

Breaking the cycle of IBD’s impact on mental health

In any given year, 1 ...

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Access to Specialist Care Can Reduce Emergency Department Visits

Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen from the University of Toronto, Shelley Bouchard, RN from Mount Sinai Hospita...

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Talking Mental Health While Living with Crohn's or Colitis

Patients and caregivers know living with Crohn's or colitis is not easy. A recent Crohn's...

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Is There an Association Between Asthma and IBD?

Dr. Ellen Kuenzig and colleagues conducted a study on the relationship between asthma and Crohn&#...

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Patients and IBD Healthcare Providers Work Together to Create Measures to Improve Quality of Care

Dr. Alain Bitton of McGill University and a team working with the Crohn’s and Colitis Canad...

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Telemedicine Means Less Wait Time to See a Gastroenterologist

The PACE Network recently published results about the impact of its telemedicine program, finding...

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Can a Mediterranean Diet Reduce Colitis?

Patients and caregivers are eager for information on how diet impacts IBD. Because everyone is di...

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From Fellow to Primary Investigator

Crohn's and Colitis Canada supports researchers in all stages of their careers from awarding ...

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PACE Successes with Telemedicine

The PACE Network was created to address gaps in IBD patient care. One way this is happening is th...

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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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