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CF Awareness Post 2 - What is CF? by Amy Silcox Patient Expert but I decided to take it and answer it! What is CF? CF means Cystic Fibrosis.  CF is much easier to say and write especially in long conversations and posts. But what IS CF? CF is a genetic disease that affects...
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation Discriminating against CF Patients by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor  that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has passed a rule that "only one person with CF may be present at a CF... a large pin to identify themselves as having CF.  The new law also states that students with CF...
FDA Gives OK For Psoriasis Clinical Trial for CF101 Phase 3 by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven that you would take and not a topical application.  BD  FDA officials were satisfied with earlier trials of CF... Administration (FDA) approval for a phase II/III clinical trial of CF101 for the treatment of the skin disease...
Myth #3: Men with CF are Sterile by Lauren B. Patient Expert Fact: Men with CF are not sterile. 2% of men with CF can father children naturally without the assistance of an IVF (in vitro fertilization) clinic. In the remaining 98% of men with CF, congenital...
CF Statistics that Aren't Frightening by Lauren B. Patient Expert treatments, survival rates for people with CF have improved dramatically... [Patients continue to] have 100% lung function even 10 years after Pseudomonas colonization Roughly 85% of the CF patients...
May is CF Awareness Month by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Why be aware of cystic fibrosis? As many as 1 in 25 people in the US is a CF carrier. And that’s a pretty high carrier rate for a condition that most people don’t know about. Cystic fibrosis, or CF...
CF Goes Back to School by Lauren B. Patient Expert . With a little bit of help and a few simple tips, you can send your child to school confident that his or her CF needs will be met. In August, 2007, we surveyed our members in a CF Parents Survey...
Surviving the Rollercoaster of Teen Rebellion in CF by Lauren B. Patient Expert was being done -lying to the CF doctor about taking medications -engaged in reckless behavior because they believed.../he will learn what happens when the body is deprived of what it needs to function well with CF. This in turn...
Are CF Patients More Prone to Psychological Problems? by Lauren B. Patient Expert of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, psychological function has been assesed, but with varying results... and psychological aspects of how patients with CF cope in the face of an ever-progressing disease. Some studies...
Myth #2: Only Children are Diagnosed with CF by Lauren B. Patient Expert and far between. Even pulmonologists (heart-lung specialists) may not believe that a person with CF... of salt lost when a suspected CF patient perspires are inconclusive and may give false negatives/positives...

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Complications Cystic fibrosis can cause several health complications and related problems, which are detailed b ... » Read on
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