That's our common objective. Because Canada has among the highest rates of IBD in the world, with rates of childhood IBD continuing to climb.
The Canadian Children IBD Network (CIDsCaNN) brings together healthcare providers physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals from across Canada.
We share common goals:
Understanding the environmental causes of IBD will help us find ways to prevent it. At the same time, there is an ever-pressing need for accurate diagnosis and to discover the best possible treatment for affected children.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a lifelong condition of inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It is comprised of two main types: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Persistent inflammation may cause significant damage to the GI tract.
To learn more about our current cohort of subjects and to view figures visit the Cohort Graphs page.
Learn more about our network organization, and download our policies and forms on the Governance page.
We asked patients and families what they want to know. Read more on the Patient Engagement page.