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Archive for May, 2018

7 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Starting A New Medication

Contrary to popular belief, you have just as much responsibility to your health as your doctor or healthcare professional does. Some might even argue that…

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Managing a full-time job and CF

When you have a chronic illness like cystic fibrosis, it can be very difficult to maintain a full-time job as your schedule fills up with…

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Sasha’s Family: Living for a dream, with CF

My husband Jamie and I have three beautiful children: Andre, 8, Joshua, 6, and Lucille. Andre and Joshua were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the…

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Living life to the fullest with CF

People from our community with cystic fibrosis may have challenges (transplants, CF-related diabetes, hospital stays…) but they have never let living with CF get in…

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What we are hopeful for

As our Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month campaign “Let’s Hope” is now launching, we wanted to ask our community what they are hopeful for. Please feel…

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Having resilience with CF

People living with CF face many challenges during their life. However, their capacity to thrive and live their life to the fullest despite these challenges…

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Tips on how to manage stress with CF

Living with a chronic illness can bring a lot of stressful moments and it can often have a negative effect on one’s mental and physical…

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Julie’s Story

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is honoured to be able to share Julie Depatie’s story. Julie was a CF fighter and advocate. Although she was going through…

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Self-Love & Chronic Illness

Self-love, self-esteem, and body confidence are attributes everyone struggles with at some point in their lives, and it can be even more difficult if you…

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