Practical Tips to Manage IBD: Nutrition and Pain

This episode is all about tips on pain management and nutrition. While Dr. Chris Ma (MD, MPH) reminds us that there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to nutrition, he suggests different dietary strategies that can be beneficial for our overall health. In addition, Dr. Ma provides tips on various pain control interventions, and encourages open communication with our health care teams to ensure we receive appropriate care.

  • 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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