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Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded researchers on international team awarded prestigious grant

Two Canadian researchers, John Hanrahan from McGill University and Janet Rossant from the Hospital for Sick Children, are members of a six person international team…

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Digital Health Week: Using technology to assist with transition to adult care

Transitioning from an adolescent to a young adult can be an exciting and challenging time. As people with cystic fibrosis (CF) approach late adolescence and…

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Diabetes awareness month: About cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 is World Diabetes Day.  For people living with cystic fibrosis (CF), diabetes can be an unwelcome complication,…

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Help for new parents of babies with CF: Part 2 of 2

Many studies have shown that lung function is better in individuals with cystic fibrosis when they are well nourished. Good nutrition begins at birth, continues…

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Help for new parents of babies with CF: Part 1 of 2

Becoming a parent is life-changing and raising kids already comes with its own ups and downs. Throw a chronic illness into the mix, and things…

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An Update on ORKAMBI

On Monday, we shared with you an update on CADTH’s recommendation that Vertex’s drug ORKAMBI not be reimbursed. The response from the community has been…

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The meaning of illness

A few weeks ago, Ryerson University in Toronto hosted the annual Jehangir Saleh Lecture. This was the second annual lecture hosted by the Saleh family…

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The Juritour Raises Nearly $120,000 for Cystic Fibrosis

 On Sunday, September 18, about 125 cyclists and one marathon runner from the legal community (lawyers, judges, notaries, bailiffs, legal officers, court clerks and paralegals) took part in the…

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“Kin”gratulations to the 2016 Bill Skelly and Ian F. McClure awardees

Kin Canada is Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s longest standing partner whose continued commitment has made a difference in the lives of Canadians with cystic fibrosis (CF)….

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