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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....
...historically, men have been more likely than women to receive a diagnosis of emphysema (COPD). However, in 2011 more women reported a diagnosis of emphysema than men.
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.