Tests, Tests, and more Tests – Surviving school…and the doctor’s office

Exploring the different medical tests a person living with Crohn’s or colitis faces while having to study for their own tests at school. Experts explain why those medical tests are important to understanding your disease and how you can balance them with your busy school schedule.

  • 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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