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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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CANCELLED - Kelowna Chapter Meeting

The February Chapter Meeting has been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to join us for our next meeting on March 20th.


The Kelowna Chapter Meets the third Tuesday of each month.  There are no meetings December, July and August. 

These illnesses are much more manageable when the community comes together, shares, and learns from one another. The Crohn's and Colitis Canada chapter meetings are a time for the IBD community to come together to support each other. Our focus is to create awareness of these diseases locally, improve the lives of those living with Crohn's and colitis, to grow our volunteer base and to raise funds to invest in research, patient programs, advocacy and awareness.

 

The meetings are a time to share experiences and both give and receive support. Time will be set aside during each chapter meeting for networking and discussing topics relevant to living with Crohn's disease and/or ulcerative colitis.


 
For more information about the Kelowna Chapter please contact Susan Hampton at shampton@crohnsandcolitis.ca or 1-800-513-8202.  We hope you can join us. 
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Choices Market 1937 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna
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An Immune System Perspective of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Drugs, bugs, and what lies in between

As we have dealt rather effectively with infectious diseases, we find ourselves bearing an increasing burden of chronic inflammatory disorders. In this meeting, we will discuss: what the...
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Ismaili Centre 4010 Canada Way, Burnaby Classroom 1 and 2
Burnaby
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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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