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Archive for November, 2018

World Diabetes Day: Nutrition and CFRD

November 14 is World Diabetes Day. People living with CF have a unique type of diabetes called CFRD (Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes) which is found in…

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Coping with the loneliness of CF

Living with a rare disease can be lonely. There are a limited number of people who share in your lived experience, and despite how hard…

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Preparing for Cold Season with CF

Despite the beauty of the Canadian cold seasons, the climate can have a negative effect on the health of people with cystic fibrosis. This is…

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Late Summer Melancholy – Guest Post from Audrey

As usual, we can see the summer galloping away. Yes, it’s with great sadness that I must declare dehydration season over. Of course, this means…

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The do’s and don’ts of travelling with CF

Traveling with CF is not an impossible task. With the right to-do list, you can successfully prepare for some well-deserved vacations. Whether it is in…

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Coughing with CF

One of the main symptoms of cystic fibrosis is the persistent cough. Coughing can often become uncontrollable and uncomfortable especially when it happens in public…

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What brings you joy?

We celebrated Thanksgiving just a few days ago. This national holiday is a great opportunity to give thanks and enjoy quality time with family and…

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My CF Life Motto

By definition, a “motto” is a short expression of a guiding principle. There are several reasons why having a motto can help you stay positive…

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Role Model & Chronic Illness

The benefit of having a positive role model or an inspirational figure can be huge. They can help you get through some tough times or…

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