IDEAS

Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

We are a non-profit organization working to make and Americans aware of the issues people living with intestinal disease face. We’re committed to education and that help to remove the stigma surrounding living with an intestinal disease or an . We’re committed to making access to information about easy, via this website.

Looking to connect with IDEAS?Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

Quick Guide to Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

The symptoms of Crohn’s disease are similar to the symptoms of . However, a number of additional symptoms, not typically experienced in , may be experienced in patients with Crohn’s disease. One problem that is very uncommon in , but may be seen in Crohn’s disease, is the occurrence of fistulas and abscesses around the anus and ulcers within the anal canal. The complications occur because of the tendency of Crohn’s disease to penetrate more deeply into the bowel lining.

Join our IDEAS Facebook page and our Goolge Plus page to connect with members, spread the word about intestinal disease with your and learn more about what IDEAS is all about. We’re always open to new IDEAS that help spread the word and educate people about intestinal disease.

Want to support IDEAS programs? We sponsor children and youth with intestinal disease to attend summer camps in Canada and the Youth Rally in the USA to help deal with the psycho-social aspects of living with intestinal diseases. In 2010 we will be granting funds to a new Inflammatory Bowel Disease research centre being built at the University of . You can help us by making a donation through Canada Helps. Why not contact us and become a member of the society for only $10.

Until there’s a cure, we need IDEAS.

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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