When Archie La Rocque’s younger brother passed way 12 years ago from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 44, “there was a fatalistic attitude toward the disease,” says Archie. Until he was referred to the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) clinic at RUH in 2018, Archie, who has a different type of pulmonary fibrosis saw his health steadily decline.
January 6 was a typical morning for Eugene Paquin and his wife, Debby. The retired couple woke up mid-morning, ate breakfast and read the newspaper.
Carla Harris felt as though she was alone after being diagnosed with epilepsy. She had no idea how common epilepsy was. Growing
up in Raymore, Saskatchewan, Carla had
never met another person with epilepsy
when in fact; there are more than 10,000 people in Saskatchewan who have the disorder.