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Kids Dig Health Bulletin - Spring 2012 Volume 6 #2

Centre For Child And Youth Digestive Health

McMaster Children’s Hospital

The Centre for Child and Youth Digestive Health – an integral part of the transformation of McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) into a Women and Children’s Hospital/Adult GI Centre. This change gives our patients access to highly specialized GI specific facilities.


Child life Worker Laura Perkin Hold New Teaching Puppet
The medical teaching puppet purchased with funds raised by the Beverley Golf and Country Club will be presented at the May 5 Burlington Meeting of the Canadian Celiac Association.

Kids Dig Health Program

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. Check out WWW.KIDSDIGHEALTH.ORG


Dr. Elyanne Ratcliffe – will be awarded the Canadian Paediatric Society Young Investigator Award in London, Ontario June 2012

Dr. Herb Brill, will be presenting Transitions in IBD at the CCFC IBD and You CCFC April 29, 2012

Dr. Bob Issenman will be presenting on Emergency Department Treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome at the Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association in Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 30, 2012

Upcoming Events

CCFC – Crohn’ s and Colitis
Sunday, April 29, 2012 – 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON

Canadian Celiac Association Hamilton Burlington Chapter
Strategies for Living Gluten Free
Saturday May 5 8-1 pm
Holiday Inn, 3063 South Service Road, Burlington

CVSA – Cyclic Vomiting Association
June 29-30, 2012
10th International Family and Adult Conference
Sheraton, Milwaukee Brookfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


The Family of Matthew Cybula has made a second donation as part of a continuing series of contributions to the CCYDC.

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