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Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness

Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness

Carly Lindsay Works for IBD awareness, If you’d asked me at the beginning of the school year last fall ‘would you ever have dreamed you’d be traveling to Nepal and trekking to Mount Everest base camp next spring?’ I’d say definitely not. After following my friend Clinton Shard’s trek up Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2009, […]

IBD Adventures

Read the No Guts Know Glory IBD Adventures Everest blog here The 2010 Mount Everest Base Camp trek is on! Join us from March 29 to April 19, 2010 on the trip of a lifetime and trek with No Guts Know Glory climber Robert Hill as he travels to the start of his journey up […]

Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

Until there is a cure, we need IDEAS

We are a non-profit organization working to make Canadians and Americans aware of the issues people living with intestinal disease face. We’re committed to education and awareness programs

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The Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS) is a patient-focused not-for-profit organization. Our programs support children, youth and young adults living with intestinal diseases. Our education and awareness campaigns educate the public about intestinal diseases like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis and the issues people living with these terrible illnesses deal with every day. Children […]

Deadline to apply for Great Comebacks® fast approaching

Deadline to apply for Great Comebacks® fast approaching

Be the Voice of Inspiration and Change. Submit Your Great Comebacks® Story Today! Whether it is reaching a personal goal – starting a business, making the varsity basketball team, teaching kindergarten or participating in activities with your family – your story can be an inspiration to others. You have the power to provide hope and […]

IBD Adventures: Carly’s Journey to Everest

IBD Adventures: Carly’s Journey to Everest

Being to Everest base camp with the IDEAS team really was an awesome experience. I still can’t believe I did it. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I’d be standing at Everest Base Camp. “Trouble” (my ileostomy) certainly isn’t living up to its name… but quite the opposite, opening doors and challenging […]

Everest Q & A

The No Guts Know Glory team is spending time in and around base camp waiting for a weather window to open for our summit attempt. We anticipate this happening sometime after May 20th. We’ve decided to open this blog post for questions and answers. You can ask any Everest, 7Summits, climbing, IDEAS, IBD Adventures, Crohn’s […]

Everest Trekkers

Everest Trekkers

Everest Trekkers Tony Bell Tony Bell was born with a defect in his colon that required him to have ostomy surgery immediately after his birth. A few years later, his ostomy was reversed, but, after years of struggling with incontinence, a then 9-year-old Tony received a permanent colostomy. All of a sudden, Tony’s life was […]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Doesn’t Stop Me

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Doesn’t Stop Me

IBD – Inflammatory Bowel Disease – affects nearly 200,000 Canadians. Why is awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis low? The stigma associated with these illnesses, which affect people ‘below the belt’, is a barrier to speaking up about how IBD impacts school, work, exercise – even your social life. Rob Hill and Clinton Shard […]