Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan

The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) provides a tax credit to people with CF who qualify, generally on the basis of how much secretion clearance therapy they do on a weekly basis. This is a federal program and you can read more about it here.

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is unique to Canada. It allows people who receive the DTC to put money into an RDSP, which can be set-up through a bank or a credit union, and to receive matching grants from the federal government. The aim is to assist people living with disabilities and chronic conditions to save money for the future and for retirement. Read more about it here.

Cystic Fibrosis related Diabetes (CFRD):

As people are living longer with CF, some other conditions like impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes are becoming more common. 

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Bone Health

Osteopenia and osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become more porous.

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Parenthood

Many of our patients are living full lives including having families.

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Transplant

Transplant is a treatment option some of our patients may wish to explore.

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