Your Story

As you look back on your experiences living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, what comes to mind? Are there achievements you're proud of? Hard times that you've endured? Connections you've created with others? Maybe you can relate to stories like this one about Charlotte, a past coordinator of Camp Got2Go who lives with inflammatory bowel disease.

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  • 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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