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Archive for November, 2017

Living with CFRD

November 14 was World Diabetes Day. We know that cystic fibrosis related diabetes is top of mind from a young age. Here is how CFRD…

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November is Diabetes Month: Let’s Talk about Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes

As more people with cystic fibrosis (CF) are living longer, a greater percentage of the community is developing cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD). CFRD is distinct…

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Creating Space at Home

Everyone loves some nesting, but you aren’t as likely to find a lot of Pinterest suggestions for creating space in your home to help you…

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Spotlight: Meaghan Macrury

You never really know what could be waiting around the corner for you. If I had been asked last year where I saw myself being…

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How to be a good employer to someone with CF

Finding a great employer or boss can be difficult for anyone. Add in the special circumstances around managing a career as well as a chronic…

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Happy Halloween!

It’s the time of year for goblins, witchcraft, candy, horror movies, and ghosts. For us here at Cystic Fibrosis Canada, it is the perfect time…

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Guest Post: The story of Yannick Poirier (Part 2 of 2)

2016 was a year of drastic changes! It began with me living at my sister’s half of the time, surrounded by my brother-in-law and nieces, for…

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Guest Post: The story of Yannick Poirier (Part 1 of 2)

Hello Cysters and Cystas! My name’s Yannick Poirier. I’m 32 years old and the father of two cute little test tube monsters who will soon be six and…

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We’ve been talking about mental health a lot this month, and self-care plays a pivotal role in both physical and mental health. While we’ve been…

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