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Archive for June, 2019

Clinical trials: A CF parent’s perspective

My name is Lina Bhardwaj and my 13-year-old daughter Rianna lives with cystic fibrosis. Rianna was diagnosed at two months old and luckily, she’s been…

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Clinical trials: A patient’s perspective

My name is Mark Becker and I’m 36-years-old. I’m a secondary school teacher for students with autism and I live with my wife Ana and…

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Spotlight: Sandra Dery

Who am I? I’m a 31-year-old woman named Sandra. Not “I have cystic fibrosis, and my name is . . . ” This is how several people choose…

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Adapting Your Diet to Summer

Food and nutrition are very important for people living with cystic fibrosis. But as the temperature rises and we approach summer, it’s an even more…

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2019 Broken Arrow Conference

Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s 17th Broken Arrow Conference, hosted in Toronto from May 2nd – 4th, was a great success. The event brought together many of the…

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Thank you for making history!

What a month! As we close Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month we want to say THANK YOU for mobilizing, motivating, encouraging, fundraising, recruiting and caring. Thank…

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Walk for Kadeem

My name is Kadeem Morgan, I’m 22 years old and live in Pickering, Ontario. I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at one year old. I…

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Walk for Emme and Erin

My name is Danielle Weil, I live in Brantford, Ontario, and I am the mom to two beautiful girls – my twin daughters Mary-Elizabeth (who…

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Walk for Audrey

My name is Audrey Boissonneault, I’m 18 years old, and I’m from St-Hyacynthe, Quebec. I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at two months old by…

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