Free Information Session

Recent Developments in Diet for IBD
Presentation by Joanne Rankin
(Registered Dietitian)
Please Join Us
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
7:00-8:30 p.m.

(Doors open @ 6:30pm)

Fleetwood Library
15996 84 Ave, Surrey
Joanne Rankin graduated from UBC with a Bachelors in Home Economics in 1985.  Joanne completed her dietetic internship at Vancouver General Hospital the following  year. Since then she has worked as a clinical dietitian at VGH in a variety of roles including her current role in the Out Patient Nutrition Counselling Clinic where she sees patients with a wide variety of diagnosis.  
"I find the most job satisfaction in working with patients with IBD as they are often desperate to do what they can to improve their health."  
Joanne is a member of both Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
Pre-registration is requested by contacting Susan
1-604-314-1151 or 1-800-513-8202
Location  • 
Fleetwood Library, 15996 84 Ave (Map)
Surrey, BC
Category  •  edu

  • 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.