Facebook Live: Living Well with IBD

For this Facebook Live event we discuss what's it like being a student with Crohn's or colitis? And how do you succeed in school in spite of IBD? We talked with past AbbVie IBD Scholarship recipients, Leslie Hernandez and Joe Shaw for their insight

  • 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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