Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care

Learn from a gastroenterologist and person living with IBD about how to prepare for your transition of care, what to expect during and after your transition, and the impact of transitions on access to treatment and lifestyle. This presentation was part of the Youth Education Series and is suitable for youth and young adult audiences.


  • 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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