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Archive for December, 2016

Traveling with CF

With the holidays just a couple of weeks away, we’ve been looking at different ways that people with CF can prepare in order to have…

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Five tips to help you feel your best over the holidays!

Stay on schedule: It can be really tempting around the holidays to break daily patterns. You might eat different foods in different quantities than normal;…

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Digital Health Week: Using technology to assist with transition to adult care

Transitioning from an adolescent to a young adult can be an exciting and challenging time. As people with cystic fibrosis (CF) approach late adolescence and…

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Diabetes awareness month: About cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 is World Diabetes Day.  For people living with cystic fibrosis (CF), diabetes can be an unwelcome complication,…

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Help for new parents of babies with CF: Part 2 of 2

Many studies have shown that lung function is better in individuals with cystic fibrosis when they are well nourished. Good nutrition begins at birth, continues…

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Help for new parents of babies with CF: Part 1 of 2

Becoming a parent is life-changing and raising kids already comes with its own ups and downs. Throw a chronic illness into the mix, and things…

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Tips to stay healthy this flu season

One of the things people with cystic fibrosis (CF) should be particularly careful about is influenza, better known as the flu. As flu season approaches,…

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5 CF-Friendly Fall Recipes

Fall is here, otherwise known as comfort food season. Many fall recipes are made for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), since it’s all about hearty,…

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World Mental Health Day

Every year on October 10, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes World Mental Health Day. In the words of the WHO, World Mental Health Day …

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