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IBS Survey Results

View the results from our recent survey on the ways that irritable bowel syndrome affects patients living with this condition. Click here +

Report Card on Biologics for IBD

Report Card

Read our Report Card on Biologic Coverage for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Canada. Click here +

Irritable bowel syndrome video

IBS Videos

Watch our new two part video series on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Click here +

Biosimilars Video

Learn about biologics and biosimilars for treating IBD. Click here +

diverticular disease video

Diverticular Disease Video

In this video we discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for diverticular disease, also known as diverticulosis. Click here +

Videos & Infographs

Read infographics and watch videos of some of the diseases and disorders we cover. Click here +

Free Pamphlets

Free patient information pamphlets on digestive diseases and disorders. Order here +


Find out what information your genes hold. The GI Society is now a 23andMe affiliate. Click here +

Gut Friendly Meals

We’ve partnered with SOS Cuisine. Read more +

Latest News

Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

A survey to learn what people think about the use of large data sets for research purposes PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY: Big Data, in health care, is large and complex sets of data that have [...]

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Health Canada Approves Stelara®

HEALTH CANADA APPROVES STELARA® FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADULTS WITH MODERATELY TO SEVERELY ACTIVE CROHN’S DISEASE STELARA® offers a new approach to treating Crohn’s disease in Canada, which has one of the highest rates of [...]

IBD Unmasked

Recognizing the heroic journey of people living with IBD We are proud to support the Canadian launch of IBD Unmasked, a first-of-its kind global awareness initiative developed though a unique collaboration between Takeda and the [...]

IBS Survey Results

Background The GI (Gastrointestinal) Society represents Canadians living with gastrointestinal diseases and disorders including those who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We offer patient education on a wide array of GI conditions in text and [...]

IBS Survey Follow-Up

In 2016, we created a survey for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients, to help better understand how IBS affects people. Nearly 3,000 individuals responded, in both English and French. Click here to view the results of [...]

Takeda’s IBD Treatment ENTYVIO® (vedolizumab) Receives Prestigious Prix Galien Canada Innovative Product Award

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Takeda Canada is pleased to announce that ENTYVIO® (vedolizumab), a gut-selective biologic treatment to treat the two most common types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), has been named the [...]