Tag Archives: Canada

Results and Followup to Gastrointestinal Society, Canada 2016 Survey on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

About one year ago, on January 26, 2016, IBS Impact posted a national online survey invitation by the Gastrointestinal (GI) Society, also known as the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research. The GI Society asked adults with diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome and parents/caregivers of children with diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome from across Canada about experiences, opinions …

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Upcoming GI Society, Canada, IBS Education and Support Events for April and May 2016.

The Gastrointestinal (GI) Society, also known as the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, is offering four “Bad Gut Lectures” on various aspects of irritable bowel syndrome in different locations within British Columbia during April and May 2016. These are appropriate both for people with IBS and their “support circles,” such as family and friends, and …

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Online Survey: Adults with IBS and Parents/Caregivers of Children with IBS in Canada, January 2016

The Gastrointestinal (GI) Society, also known as the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, is inviting people residing throughout Canada who have irritable bowel syndrome or are parents or caregivers of children with irritable bowel syndrome to take part in an anonymous online survey. This survey will ask about day to day experiences, opinions and effects of IBS …

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Guest Post : IBS- A Canadian Perspective, Tapping into Key Resources

 Blogger Lyndin Kane of Running From the Runs returns this week with a post for her fellow Canadians with IBS, which was written especially for IBS Impact. Readers from all over the world, also see her popular guest post from April 8, 2013 for IBS Awareness Month, which was reposted from her own blog with …

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Guest Post for IBS Awareness Month: A Lesson Learned From A Young Person With IBS

Last week, fellow blogger and person with irritable bowel syndrome,  Lyndin Kane of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, posted on her blog, Running From the Runs, about an encounter she had with a young student with IBS that caused her to reconsider her approach to her own IBS as well. This experience and Lyndin’s conclusion appeared …

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Student Organization Provides Support and Awareness for Invisible Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

The IBS Impact founder made contact recently with InvisAbilities, an organization which currently offers peer-run support and other programs for students with invisible disabilities or chronic illnesses, as well as public awareness activities related to invisible conditions, at three universities in Canada. InvisAbilities was founded in 2009 by Julie Harmgardt, a student at Queen’s University …

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