Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide).

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Children and young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) go to school and college. They can be expected to and do take part in school activities, including sports and other extracurricular activities.

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Today’s healthcare landscape can be hard to navigate. A growing number of people with cystic fibrosis are finding themselves facing difficult choices about their or their child’s healthcare — even postponing care and cutting back on medications —

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation produces a variety of publications and videos designed to inform and educate those in the CF community about important topics relating to science investments and discoveries, as well as medical treatment and progress.

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If you are a CFer traveling by plane to your vacation destination, below you will find some helpful information to get you there worry-free.

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Living with cystic fibrosis comes with many challenges, including medical, social, and financial. By learning more about how you can manage your disease every day, you can ultimately help find a balance between your busy lifestyle and your CF care. Tips provided by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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If you or your child has just been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, or your doctor has recommended testing for CF, you may have many questions. Answers provided by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provides funding for and accredit more than 120 CF care centers nationwide, including more than 100 programs for treating adults with CF. The high quality of specialized care available throughout the care center network has led to the improved length and quality of life for people with CF. Located at teaching and community hospitals across the country, these care centers offer the best care, treatments, and support for those with CF.

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Children and young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) go to school and college. They should be expected to and take part in school activities, including sports and other extracurricular activities.

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Charity Spotlight: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States.

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People with cystic fibrosis are living longer and more fulfilling lives, thanks in part to specialized CF care and a range of treatment options. To stay healthy and control symptoms, people of all ages with CF can manage their disease by following a regular treatment routine that includes airway clearance, medication, a fitness plan, and nutritional therapies. Resources provided by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Most people with cystic fibrosis can lead active lives – depending upon the severity of their disease – with routine therapies and regular visits to a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care center.

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