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Fraser Valley West Chapter Meeting

Please join us for the Fraser Valley West Chapter Meeting. The Fraser Valley West Chapter Meets the third Tuesday of each month.  There are no meetings December, July and August. These...
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Fleetwood Library, Meeting Room
Surrey, BC
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Kelowna Chapter Meeting

Please join us for the Kelowna Chapter Meeting Okanagan Library, Kelowna Branch 1380 Ellis Street Tuesday, October 17th 6:30 - 7:00 pm The Chapter meeting is followed by a guest speaker each...
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Okanagan Library, Kelowna Branch 1380 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC
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Webinar: Below the Surface - Mental Health and IBD

This webinar explores the correlation between mental health and chronic illness, and the impact it has on people living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. 

Presenters: Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut and Jack Kerr - Dr. Ahola Kohut is a psychologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and works with children living with Crohn’s and colitis. Jack is a 2016 AbbVie IBD recipient and is currently studying life sciences at Queen’s University. Click here to register for this webinar 
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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.
Pénélope, Récipiendaire bourses d'études
Pénélope, Récipiendaire bourses d'études

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Jordan, Récipiendaire bourses d'études

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Dr. Ken Croitoru, GEM Project Lead Investigator
Dr. Ken Croitoru, GEM Project Lead Investigator

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Dr. Mark Silverberg, Clinician & Researcher
Dr. Mark Silverberg, Clinician & Researcher

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Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen, Clinician & Researcher
Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen, Clinician & Researcher

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