Mind and Gut: The conundrum of chronic illness

June 10, 2017

Location: Wild Rose Room, Lister Centre, University of Alberta Conference Centre, Edmonton

Time Details: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., breakfast at 8 a.m.


  • Physicians, surgeons, PhDs and pharmacists - $90
  • Postgraduate residents, fellows, allied health care - $50

RegistrationComplete the registration form and send it to lois.logie@rogers.com.

Participants in this program will:

1. Review IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and impact of IBD on patients

2. Review the importance of mental health issues in patients with chronic bowel illnesses.

3. Discuss strategies to manage chronic pain in patients with IBS or IBD.

4. Examine strategies patients can use to cope with chronic illness, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and multidisciplinary team care approaches.

Unrestricted educational grants from: AbbVie, Pfizer, Shire, Takeda, Allergan, Ferring, Janssen.

View the event agenda

Contact Information: Lois Logie lois.logie@rogers.com

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