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Welcome to the Calgary COPD & Asthma Program website!
The Calgary COPD and Asthma Program is an Alberta Health Services program. We are a team of certified respiratory educators and respirologists. We strive to be a leading centre in Canada working with patients and other health care professionals in treating asthma, COPD, tobacco reduction and chronic cough. We have created this website to:
- share medically accurate information with patients and health care providers
- encourage patients to work with their health care providers in following Canadian guidelines to gain maximum control of their respiratory condition
Dedicated to Respiratory Care, Education & Research
Mission: To improve the lives of those affected by asthma, COPD, tobacco and chronic cough by providing lung health care and leadership through education and self-management skills."
Did you know....
...asthma can appear to go away for a long time, but then quickly return when triggered by an exposure to a trigger such as a new pet, change in workplace or home environment or a severe viral infection. The predisposition to have asthma is always present in some people.
Material on this website has been designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please consult your doctor or appropriate health care professional.