Living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can be challenging. Symptoms, treatment options and lifestyle changes can vary from person-to-person. If you are living with Crohn’s or colitis, you may have questions about the latest in research, managing your diagnosis and finding the right treatment options for you.
Let us help answer your questions! Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers national and local educational events throughout the year. Join us online from anywhere with internet access, or in-person at an in a community near you to learn more about living with Crohn's and colitis.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, in collaboration with healthcare professionals and experts in the field will help you discover more about today’s most pressing topics and issues surrounding Crohn’s and colitis.
Community and local chapter
Crohn's and Colitis Canada's local chapters offer in person education workshops and presentations that are led by health care professionals and experts in your community.
Visit our Events page to find an upcoming education event near you.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of online educational webinars throughout the year for individuals living with or affected by IBD and their families. Webinars cover a variety of topics including treatments, diet and nutrition, symptom management, mental health and more.
National education webinar events can be accessed by anyone from anywhere with internet access. These events provide an interactive opportunity for viewers to get their questions answered live! See below for more details on upcoming and past education webinars.
Newly Diagnosed: Understanding the Basics of IBD
January 2019 - Details coming soon!
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EDT
Learn more from a nurse and expert in the field about the basics of living with Crohn's and colitis, diet and nutrition, medication and treatment options, and what to expect going forward. Get your questions answered in this interactive live webinar!
This event is free and suitable for newly diagnosed individuals, their caregivers, or those who wish to gain additional information.
Registration details coming soon!
Visit the webinars page for a collection of education videos that cover a range of topics about living with Crohn's and colitis such as diet and nutrition, treatment, extraintestinal manifestations or complications of IBD, and symptom management.
Ask The Expert: Facebook Live and twitter
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of educational Facebook Live and Twitter events throughout the year. These live broadcasts feature discussions among health care professionals, experts in the field and people living with IBD about a range of topics including living with an ostomy, diet and nutrition and more. Viewers are provided the opportunity to ask the experts their questions and chat amongst their peers.
National Facebook Live broadcasts can accessed by anyone from anywhere with internet access. You do not need a Facebook account to view the broadcast, just visit our Facebook page at the time of the event. However, you do need a Facebook account to submit your questions live. See below for more details on upcoming and past Ask the Expert: Facebook Live events.
Women's Health in IBD
Live Twitter chat
Check back for more details.
Click here for a collection of past Facebook Live videos to hear from people living with Crohn's or colitis, health care professionals, and experts in the field.