What’s New — Living With Crohn’s

CrohnsOne in 150 Canadians lives with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Most are diagnosed before age 30, and the number of children diagnosed under the age of 10 has doubled since 1995. It can hit any gender or race, although Caucasians, particularly those of Jewish descent, get Crohn’s more often. New immigrants to Canada, specifically young Southeast Asians, are also diagnosed more often. The incidence of the disease in Asia, Africa and South America, however, is low. So why does such a wealthy, healthy, progressive country like Canada pump out such a nasty disease? To read all about it, as well as my interview with a young victim of the disease, click here or on the icon above to go to my latest piece for Yahoo!

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