Inflammatory bowel diseases can be painful and disabling, dramatically impacting the daily lives of thousands of Canadians living with these conditions.1,2 With the support of their loved ones and healthcare teams, those with inflammatory bowel disease can live fulfilled lives.
104,000 Canadians have Ulcerative Colitis, with 4,500 new cases being diagnosed annually.3
IBD: Ulcerative Colitis. Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. 2021. https://cdhf.ca/digestive-disorders/ulcerative-colitis/statistics/
Impact of IBD in Canada. Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. http://www.crohnsandcolitis.ca/Crohns_and_Colitis/documents/reports/ccfc-ibd-impact-report-2012.pdf. Accessed October 25, 2021.