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Archive for April, 2019

BeADonor Month: Lung Transplant Resource

Candidates for double lung or heart-lung transplantation are referred to the transplant program by their CF clinic director or physician. This referral is based on…

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Seven key benefits of volunteering for CF Canada

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, Cystic Fibrosis Canada is sharing seven key benefits of volunteering for CF Canada. Cystic Fibrosis Canada depends on volunteers to…

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Organ Donation and cystic fibrosis

April is Organ Donation Awareness (or BeADonor) Month. Organ donation, specifically lung transplant, is a huge topic in our community and one that brings up…

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Spotlight: Kari Trethewey

Kari is a volunteer for CF Canada since 2015. In this interview, she shares her commitment for the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. What’s your…

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Comments round up: CF Canada answers your questions about a recent Orkambi update

Cystic Fibrosis Canada recently shared an update about changes to public access to Orkambi in various provinces. The governments of Saskatchewan, Alberta and Ontario announced…

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Mikayla Bianchin: My Collaboration With Inkbox

My name is Mikayla Bianchin, I am 18 years old and I currently attend Sheridan College for Illustration. I live with cystic fibrosis alongside my…

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CONNECTIONS WINTER 2019

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is proud to publish the winter 2019 edition of Connections magazine! It is published online only. In this edition, we introduce our…

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Living with an unpredictable disease

When you have CF, life can often be unpredictable. A simple cold can turn into an infection and an infection can lead to a long…

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Practical Tips to Stay Organized during March Break – Caregivers Edition

March Break is such a fun time of year! Children are on break from school, and some parents /guardians take vacation time to spend it…

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