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Archive for September, 2017

Transitioning to Adult Care

Transitioning towards adulthood is a challenge for anyone, add in a huge shift in treatment and care for people living with cystic fibrosis and it…

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A Sincere Thank You and a Warm Welcome

Helen Meinzinger has completed her 2-year term as the Chair of the Kin Cystic Fibrosis Canada Liaison Committee. Her dedication and support for the CF…

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Beyond My Battle

Nell and Martel are two friends with chronic illness who were inspired to start an online support group, Beyond My Battle, for other people living…

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Advocating with your CF Team

We’ve been told by doctors, parents, and people living with CF, that one of the largest hurdles in transitioning to adult care is self-advocacy. So…

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On Living with Chronic Illness

Living with cystic fibrosis is a life-long endeavor, and we know CFers have a lot of wisdom to share about living – and thriving –…

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Q&A with Cystic Fibrosis Canada Volunteer, Chantal Préfontaine

What is the nature of your commitment to Cystic Fibrosis Canada (volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? I have been a Cystic Fibrosis Canada volunteer for…

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Advice To My Younger Self

Life is all about learning, and wisdom grows over time. But one of the great things of our close-knit community is that it is chalk…

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Tips for travelling with CF

Now that it’s summer do you have a getaway planned? We want you to have the best trip you can! So whether it’s your first…

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Research Impact and Me

There is so much to celebrate with the advancements made in cystic fibrosis research and care. It’s easy to get wrapped up in statistics and…

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