Newly Diagnosed? Let's Talk About It

A diagnosis of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis is difficult at any age, or stage of life, but for young adults, diagnosis can be particularly difficult. This webinar will provide youth with general information on surviving and thriving with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. We’ll also provide strategies for effectively communicating with friends, family and teachers about your disease.

  • 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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