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Archive for December, 2018

Anne-Sophie Barrette: How can I not keep smiling?

My name is Anne‑Sophie, I’m 26 years old and I’m a pastry cook. I have two extraordinary parents, who are more loving, devoted and generous than you…

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Navigating the Holidays with CF

The holidays are an exciting time of year, but they are also a very busy time and for some people, it can even be quite…

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The McDougall Family: Time is Precious

My name is Twyla McDougall. I live in Regina, Saskatchewan. My husband Christopher and I are blessed to have three daughters: Ella, Soleil, and Allegra….

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You can make a difference

When you are donating to CF Canada, you are supporting not only those who live with CF by helping us invest in research and care…

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Advice for Parents of a CF child

Becoming a parent is one of the most emotional and overwhelming experiences for people, and a new cystic fibrosis diagnosis can be all-consuming. Cystic Fibrosis…

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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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