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Kids Dig Health Bulletin - Fall 2012 Volume 3 #9

Centre For Child And Youth Digestive Health

McMaster Children’s Hospital

The Centre for Child and Youth Digestive Health at McMaster Children’s Hospital/Adult GI Centre gives patients access to highly specialized GI specific facilities within a full service Children’s Hospital


Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Activities

Medical student Caroline Jeon and GI staff Dr. Bob Issenman were recognized with an award for their  presentation  entitled “Migraine Based Therapy in the Treatment of CVS at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology meeting held in Salt lake City.

Dr. Issenman gave an invited platform presentation on Chronic Nausea in Teens at the same meeting.

A  workshop on “Improving Migraine and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Management in the Office and the ED has been planned by the CVS Centre at McMaster for the Canadian Pediatric Society Annual Meeting in Edmonton next summer.

Kids Dig Health Program

The KIDS DIG HEALTH PROGRAM is a research and education program for children and youth and their families and the Professionals that care for them. KIDS DIG HEALTH offers timely information and education about nutrition, healthy active living and chronic GI diseases.

IBD I-Pad Innovation

Working with the University of British Columbia, Kids Dig Health is sponsoring a project to evaluate the use of an I-Pad questionnaire about important life issues for IBD patients attending the McMaster IBD clinic.


Dr. Pamella Fischer-Posovsky, Ulm University, Ulm Germany – Role of  Fat Cell for the Regulation of Adipose Tissue Mass. August 30, 2012

Dr. Aleixo Muise of the Hospital for Sick Children spoke on Genetics and Functional Studies in Very Early Onset IBD at McMaster’s Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute. October 24, 2012


Kids Dig Health has received a donation of $10,000 from Janssen Pharmaceuticals to support visiting lecture series

Can’t Wait to Donate?

You can direct your donations to support research and programming for kids with nutritional and digestive problems like celiac disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Liver Disease, and Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Send your check to: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Re: Pediatric Digestive Disease Fund, 3E Clinic, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5

– education and links to other GI related resources