Your Key to IBD at Mac Kids

Kids Dig Health Bulletin - Spring 2013 Volume 4 #2

Check out the New “Kids Dig Health” Website


Your “Key to IBD” features information about IBD and stories of young patients who haven’t let illness hold them back.

Kids Dig Health Program

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

Upcoming Lectures

Dr. Kim Blake, Professor of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University will be speaking on the approach to diagnosis and treatment of infants and children with “Charge Syndrome” Thursday April 18 from 12-1 pm in the Farncombe Atrium – 3rd floor McMaster University Medical Ctre. Light lunch sponsored by Nestle Canada

Teen IBD Support Group

Child Life Worker Shannon Nelson and Social Worker Susan Turner are hosting a IBD Teen Support Group at Fortino’s Main Street West Community Room April 17th from 6:30-8 pm for teens from 12 to 18.

McMaster Mini-University

Dr. Elyanne Ratcliffe spoke to hundreds of enthusiastic students on Digestive Health and Disease at McMaster University’s Mini-University.


Ongoing support from Ferring Canada as an unrestricted grant has made Kids Dig Health programming possible.

Can’t Wait to Donate?

Direct your donations to support research and programming for kids with nutritional and digestive problems. Send your donations to: Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Re: Pediatric Digestive Disease Fund, 3E Clinic, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5