Dates to Remember
Tuesday February 28, 2017
Canadian Rare Disease Day
PBC is a rare disease. One in 10,000 people in Canada have PBC. Make sure our voices are heard in Ottawa and provincial legislatures across Canada.
Wednesday March 1, 2017
Nutrition Month – March
Good nutrition is essential in living with PBC. Find out about healthy eating that is right for you.
Wednesday March 8, 2017
PBC Dinner meeting- Toronto
The Canadian PBC Society invites you and a guest to an Extraordinary PBC Event. Come hear the latest in PBC diagnostics, treatment and symptom management from Dr. Aliyah Gulamhusein and learn about a new PBC treatment from Dr. Bettina Hansen. For more information and registration click here.
Wednesday March 8, 2017
International Women’s Day
Nine out ten people with PBC are women between the ages of 40 and 60. Mothers, daughters, sisters make sure to ask your Doctor about PBC.
Monday April 24, 2017
National Organ Donor Week – April 24 – 30
PBC if left untreated may result in the need for a liver transplant.
Sunday April 30, 2017
Canadian PBC Society AGM
Canadian PBC Society announces its Annual General Meeting will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00 am- 12:00pm Location TBA
Saturday June 3, 2017
National Health & Fitness Day
PBC supports Health & Fitness Day. Have some fun today!
Sunday June 4, 2017
PBC Day at the Races
Join us for our annual fundraiser at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
National Aboriginal Day
PBC has been identified in our Canadian Aboriginal communities. Early diagnosis ensures better health outcomes.
- In MemoriamIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Betty Van Luven. Betty was active in the Canadian PBC Society since 2012, and served on the executive 2015-2016. She was a gifted speaker, an [more]
- Leslie’s BlogLeslie had a liver transplant November 18, 2015; read more on Life Stories and follow her amazing journey on: liverandonionsblog.wordpress.com[more]
- What You Might Hear from Someone with PBC … And Why (IMHO)PBC is experienced differently by each of us. Someone in Stage 1 may be extremely symptomatic, while others in Stage 4 are completely symptom free. For many of us, it is challenging to live with PBC [more]
- My solution for a healthy dietDoctors advise PBC patients to eat healthy and watch their weight. But with so many diets, how do you decide which healthy diet is right for you? I was looking for a good, easy, sensible diet and [more]
November 18 is my liver-versary. On that date in 2015, I received the gift of life in the form of a gently used liver from a courageous stranger who has become my hero. Just one year prior, I was diagnosed with PBC. It was a disease unknown to me, but on my crash course to […]
When I was asked to write this I was not sure where or how to begin. One thing I do know is how fortunate I have been on this journey for the past seventeen years, starting with my family doctor who noticed an anomaly in the results of my blood tests. When my diagnosis was […]
I was diagnosed after testing in Jan/Feb 2014 by a gastroenterologist/hepatologist and was started on the Urso right away. In June 2014 I opted to have the Fibroscan done in Toronto and that indicated I was in stage 3 of liver fibrosis. A year later, this July 2015 I had a repeat and it indicated […]