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On the Right Tract #3 IS NOW CANCELLED

Session #3 - What do I know?: Increasing general disease knowledge (open to youth ages 14-17 yrs only). Session will test what youth currently know about their disease. A guest speaker will...
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Southwood Library Branch, program room 924 Southland Dr SW
Calgary
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Webinar: Managing the Cost of Care - Budgeting with a Chronic Illness

Living with Crohn's and colitis can be expensive, especially while in school. This webinar explores ways to manage your disease while on a student budget.

Presenters: Marie-Louise Martin and Caroline Evans - Marie-Louise is a Nurse Practitioner at the University of Calgary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic. Caroline is a 2016 AbbVie IBD Recipient and is currently studying medicine at Dalhousie University. Click here to register for this webinar 
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Grande Prairie Education Night

Join us on Wednesday October 25, 2017 (6:45pm-9pm)

Learn the latest information on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis at this FREE  Education session event featuring expert speakers and people living well with inflammatory bowel disease.
We'll be exploring recent findings on Crohn's and colitis, and look at how a better understanding of the diseases can lead to better treatments.
 
Dr. Yolande Westra
An Internist at Grande Prairie Primary Care Network, Dr. Westra will be speaking on biologics, bowel ultrasounds and treatment options for patients living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
 
Taylor Hanna, RD 
Registered Dietitian at Grande Prairie Primary Care Network 
will be speaking on nutrient deficiencies, prevention of malnutrition and dehydration, and recommendations on current management diets.
   
 Information on volunteering with the Grande Prairie chapter and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information please contact : Lisa Noble at (587) 785 6462 or email lnoble@crohnsandcolitis.ca
 
 
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PCN, 104 11745 105 street Grande Prairie. Grande Prairie
Grande Prairie
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Impact Stories

Quick Fact

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 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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