IMAGINE Webinar Series: Gut Feelings - An IBD & IBS Digital Storytelling Event
Six individuals share their stories of living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and/or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and their struggles with diet and/or mental health. This educational event was a collaboration between the IMAGINE SPOR Network and AbSPORU Patient Engagement Team. The “Gut Feelings: Digital Storytelling Event” took place on February 9, 2023 via Zoom.
**Please note that the patient digital stories have been removed from this recording due to privacy/permissions. You can view the individual digital stories on the IMAGINE website here: https://imaginespor.com/patient-stories/
Reducing Emergency-department Usage in People with IBD Interview Series
We are excited to share the IMAGINE-supported McMaster Health Forum interview series following a stakeholder dialogue on Reducing Emergency-department Usage in People with IBD in Provincial Health Systems in Canada. Check out the videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3eLSKVraEeDvPjwyZI7PLyG2Nc_dMew7
PaCER 2023 Application is Now Open!
Complete the Patient and Community Engagement Research (PaCER) Training Program and add your voice to health research projects, planning, and policy! CLICK HERE to learn more about PaCER 2023 as well as the IMAGINE 2023 PaCER cohort focused on IBD and mental health.
IMAGINE Gets Awarded CIHR Knowledge Mobilization And Implementation Science Grant!
We are excited to announce that the IMAGINE Network has been awarded a CIHR Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Science grant! With this funding we will focus on improved patient supports, healthcare services for persons with IBD and IBS. Click here for our announcement!
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IMAGINE's Webinar Series
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Did you know that Canada has one of the highest rates of IBD and IBS disorders in the world?
People living with GI disorders have higher rates of anxiety and depression compared to the general population and patients with anxiety and depression are reported to have more GI symptoms. Learn more about the statistics in Canada and what the IMAGINE Network is by clicking here.