Advocate and Educate

Advocate & Educate!

Nathan Pember is a fellow IBD Warrior who is not afraid to advocate for himself and others with IBD. What should you do if you aren’t happy with the treatment you receive at a medical facility? Nathan will tell you! He shares his personal journey with Crohns Disease that began at the age of 14. […]

Gutsy Walk 2019!

It’s almost that time of year again, Gutsy Walk time! Every year, Crohns and Colitis Canada hosts a 5 km walk at over 60 locations across Canada! This year we walk on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019! Have you signed up yet? Want to be a sponsor? Maybe you want to be a volunteer? Check out […]

Gutsy Walk 2019!

Movement, Fitness, and IBD

We have personal trainer, Mike Short back again. Mike not only trains athletes but also people living with chronic illness. He speaks about how his lifestyle of taking his medications and paying attention to his fitness has him feeling positive physically and mentally. Baby stepping your way into more movement when living with IBD can […]

Colon, colon…gone!

We are joined, once again, with the resilient Rasheed Clarke, this time to talk specifically about his personal journey with IBD: pancolitis, total colectomy, pelvic pouch (J-pouch), temporary ileostomy, percutaneous tube to drain an abscess. He’s been through quite a bit. Rasheed also speaks about his book, ‘Three Tablets Twice Daily’ and about his participation […]

Gutsy Walk 2019!

2018 Impact of IBD in Canada Report

Rasheed Clarke, Marketing & Communication Specialist at Crohn’s & Colitis Canada, joins Chantel and Lisa for a special Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month episode. They discuss key findings from the newly released “2018 Impact of IBD in Canada Report” like how the rates of Crohn’s and colitis in children has risen more than 50% in the last […]

Gutsy Walk 2019!

Celiac Disease

For some, “gluten-free” may be a choice made easy by recent trends, but for people with Celiac disease it is much more serious than that. Though not IBD, Celiac disease is a serious illness that impacts the gastrointestinal tract similar to Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. We chat with Lea Saad, a student living with Celiac […]


How does cannabis work and how can we use it medically? Who is a candidate for medical cannabis and where are legal sources to access it? We are joined by Martina, a cannabis coach/educator from Lyte Resources Centre to discuss the answers to all of these questions and more! Don’t knock it until you listen!

Gutsy Walk 2019!

PACE IBD Telemedicine Program

We chat with Peter Habashi, a research coordinator at Mount Sinai Hospital who’s main work is in coordinating the PACE (Promoting Access and Care through Centers of Excellence) IBD Telemedicine Program funded by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada; a program that is designed to service patients in under-serviced areas of Ontario. Could this program help you? Listen […]

Gutsy Walk 2019!

Trust me, I am a GI doctor…

Dr Vivian Huang is back again and from her unique perspective as a GI Specialist and IBD sufferer she talks about her journey as a doctor and how her own condition helps her to better understand the patients she cares for.

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