Canadian Addison Society

Virtual Meeting Schedules

The Support Group virtual meetings listed below, offer an opportunity to have contact with others who may have experienced the same problems as you are having, to obtain new ideas, and to have questions answered. It is a virtual gathering place where those with Addison’s/Adrenal Insufficiency and their family members and friends can come together to exchange information and get ideas on how to cope.
It is good to know that you are not alone even during this difficult time.

Region Date & Time Details Regional Representative
BC Vancouver Island
Victoria
    Derek Clarke
250-857-4320
vancouverislandaddisons@gmail.com
BC Vancouver Island
Nanaimo
    Sharon Erickson
250-729-1446
BC Lower Mainland     Geoff Metcalfe
604-533-0579
calfe579@telus.net
BC Northern     Tyanna Trottier
250-845-9446
tyannatrottier@gmail.com
Alberta     Rosemary Brown
403-391-1507
rhdbrown52@outlook.com
Saskatchewan     Nicki Barr
306-531-4567
nclarke@hotmail.com
Ontario South Central April 17, 2021
1-3:00 EST
Virtual via WebEx I am pleased to announce we will have a guest speaker at this meeting.

Speaker: Michael Roffey
Coordinator Paramedic Practice
Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine

Topic: Prehospital Treatment for a Patient with Suspected Adrenal Crisis

There will also be an opportunity to share your story and hear from other members, along with the extremely important and valuable emergency injection demonstration. Have your expired vial(s) of Solu-Cortef ready to follow along during the demonstration. You will also need an orange and a syringe. Extra syringes to use for this practice can be obtained through your pharmacy, either free of charge or for a minimal fee.

The meeting will be held via Cisco Webex. No special software is required but those wishing to participate will need to pre-register with Sheri Thiffault at thiffaultsheri@gmail.com and the necessary link to the meeting will be provided.

For those needing a training vial please register by March 17th in order for us to have time to get those mailed out to you. Also, please provide your complete mailing address.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Sheri Thiffault, South/Central Regional Representative at:
Sheri Thiffault
647-406-7780
thiffaultsheri@gmail.com

Looking forward to connecting virtually with you!
Ontario Eastern     David Sparks
davidsparks04@gmail.com
Quebec Montreal     Shelley Saklatvala
514-991-0294
shell326@hotmail.com
Quebec: Quebec City Region     Seeking a Regional Representative
Atlantic     Holly Mclean
506-546-1687
hquilter@nb.sympatico.ca