« Living with someone with CF, it is enjoying the adventure and being continually challenged. »

— Christine, spouse of a CF

« Since my birth, I have given battle to this disease, which until now has not been cured. Life is beautiful, and each person deserves to live fully. I'm 33, I want to be mum for a long time!   »

— Élise Bouchard

Question of the day

Weight and force feeding

I have a very hard time gaining weight. Recently, I asked to be force-fed intravenously, but my physician seems very reluctant, and I can’t understand why. Is it the cost, the effectiveness or the risks,

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Free air conditioners and fan

We do not feel it yet, but the great heat will arrive quickly! We know that it can be difficult for many of us to breathe well during periods of heat wave. This is why we offer the possibility for people living with Cystic Fibrosis in need to receive a

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Free Dental Care

The McGill University Faculty of Dentistry will once again be offering free dental treatments this summer, from July 4th to 27th, for people living with Cystic Fibrosis. Treatment is provided by fourth-year dental students under the supervision of general practice dentists. People who are seen with this program, supported by the Quebec

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Tributes to Louis Plante

On Saturday, April 8, one of us, Louis Plante, died waiting for a second pulmonary transplant. In addition to being involved in our organization several years, Louis is known to be the inventor of the Frequencer, a respiratory physiotherapy device used by several people living with cystic fibrosis. The creation

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New effective treatment for some Cystic Fibrosis mutations!

Great news for people living with CF! On March 29th, Vertex released two new Phase 3 studies on the use of a CF treatment. Indeed, the association of ivacaftor (activator, active principle of Kalydeco®) and of the corrector VX-661 (tezacaftor) proved effective for patients aged 12 years and older and

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Participate in the development of a new mobile app adapted to CF!

We are pleased to inform you that we have an exclusive partnership with SELFCAREMVMT to adapt a mobile application for people living with Cystic Fibrosis. We are currently looking for CF people who would be interested in participating in the development phase for a month. Afterwards, your comments will be

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Personal development assistance Funds

Would you like to develop yourself by attending a specific personnal formation or course? Living with Cystic Fibrosis has developed a fund to support you financially in your efforts. Indeed, we propose to refund 50% to 100% of your registration fees, up to $ 100, upon presentation of an invoice

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Cystic Fibrosis: A diagnostic test soon available for everyone?

While neonatal screening is still waiting in Quebec, research shows that a way to detect Cystic Fibrosis, theoretically more effective than laboratory tests, could be done from smart phones at home. Thanks to a device, it would suffice to deposit a little sweat on the device to know the result.

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Need a dental cleaning?

Students at the Cégep de Terrebonne Hygiene Clinic are looking for people who want a complete dental cleanup, with X-ray (if needed), at a cost of $ 60. In the case of minor treatments, it may take two to three additional appointments, which are included in the initial price. Appointments are

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Today, let’s talk!

Today, January 25, 2017, Bell continues to be involved to support mental health initiatives. Did you know that half of the people living with Cystic Fibrosis and one-third of our health care staff in CF clinics will experience a moment of depression? In addition, one in five Canadians will be

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