Educational program on Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis


Dayton Take Steps Walk is Sept. 12

DAYTON — The Southwest Ohio Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America invites patients living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, their families, and caregivers to an upcoming program, Take Control: Managing IBD Decisions. The program will feature local experts in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The program will take place on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Register today at www.ccfa.org/chapters/swohio or by calling (513) 772-3550.

The program features Kelly Sandberg, MD, MSc, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Dayton Children’s Hospital; Michael W. Gorsky, MD, FACP at Dayton Gastroenterology, Inc.; and Anjali Morey, MD, PhD at Digestive Specialists. The program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Aaron Bley at (513) 772-3550.

Participate in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Dayton Take Steps Walk on Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. at Wegerzyn Gardens. Take Steps is the organization’s primary tool for spreading awareness about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Registration for the Dayton Take Steps walk will begin at 9 a.m. followed by a 1.5-mile walk through the scenic Wegerzyn Gardens at 9:30 a.m. The gardens with have patient stories, information about CCFA, and the great work happening in Ohio. Following the walk there will be activities for the kids, food, and much much more.

Dayton Take Steps proud local sponsors are Dayton Children’s Hospital, Takeda, Digestive Specialist, Dayton Gastroenterology, SimplicityRx, Weaver Eggs and nationally sponsored by AbbVie. For more information on how to get involved with Take Steps please visit www.cctakesteps.org/dayton or contact Shawn Baker at (513) 772-3550 x3 or sbaker@ccfa.org.

Dayton Take Steps Walk is Sept. 12