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Respiratory / Lungs

Watch webcasts discussing what you can do to keep your lungs healthy and how to care for CF lung disease.

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Chronic Medications: Guidelines for CF Lung Health
Chronic Medications: Guidelines to CF Lung Health 2013 - Hear about the medications people with CF should talk to their care center team about taking every day, based on recommendations by the latest research and experts in CF.

Speaker: Peter Mogayzel, M.D., Ph.D.

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Partnering for Care When Thinking About Lung Transplantation
 Partnering when Thinking about Lung Transplantation 2010 - Peter Mogayzel, M.D, Ph.D. and Michael Boyle, M.D, FCCP discuss how to partner with your CF team, what questions to ask, and what factors to consider when thinking about lung transplantation.

Speakers: Peter Mogayzel, M.D., Ph.D. and Michael Boyle, M.D., F.C.C.P.

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Lung Transplantation: The Evaluation Process 
Lung Transplantation: The Evaluation Process  2012 - Learn what being evaluated for a lung transplant involves and what you can do to be a better candidate for a lung transplant.

Speakers: Jordan Dunitz, M.D.

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Lung Transplantation: Risks, Benefits and Care
lung-transplantation-risks-benefits-care 2012 - Learn about the risks, benefits and care related to lung transplantation, what to expect and what you can do to minimize the risks.

Speaker: Joe Pilewski, M.D. 

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Lung Transplantation: The Patient's Perspective
Lung Transplantation: The Patient's Perspective   2012 - Hear from an adult with CF who has had a lung transplant and learn about the benefits and difficulties associated with a transplant.

Speakers: James Watson, Adult with CF and Lung Transplant Recipient and Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, M.D.

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Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis 
Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis  2012 - Learn about sinus problems associated with cystic fibrosis and how to keep your sinuses healthy.

Speakers: Vijay Ramakrishnan, M.D.

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CF Lung Health Anthology - Part 4: Airway Clearance Techniques (ACT)
CF Lung Health Anthology: Airway Clearance Techniques (ACT) 

2008 - Watch how one family fits the different Airway Clearance Techniques (ACT) into their busy daily life.

Speakers: Mary Lester, R.R.T.; Alex and Delane Faircloth

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Navigating the Hills and Valleys of CF Lung Disease - Part 1: Keeping Lungs Healthy 
Navigating the Hills and Valleys of CF Lung Disease - Part 1 

2007 - Learn what you can do to keep your lungs healthy.

Speakers: Nathan Kraynack, M.D.; Betsy Bryson R.N., C.P.N.P.; Christine Singh, R.N., C.N.P.

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Navigating the Hills and Valleys of CF Lung Disease - Part 2: Treating Disease 
Navigating the Hills and Valleys of CF Lung Disease - Part 2 

2007 - Learn what a Pulmonary Exacerbation is, the signs and symptoms and how it is treated.

Speakers: Nathan Kraynack, M.D.; Betsy Bryson R.N., C.P.N.P.; Christine Singh, R.N., C.N.P.

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CF Lung Health Anthology - Part 2: Exercise and CF
CF Lung Health Anthology: Exercise and Cystic Fibrosis 

2008 - Learn about how exercise can help a person with CF, watch demonstrations of simple stretching and muscle-building exercises and hear how an adult with CF fits exercise into life.

Speakers: Anne Mejia Downs, P.T., M.P.H., C.C.S.; Ron Black

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CF Lung Health Anthology - Part 1: Secondhand Smoke and CF
CF Lung Health Anthology: Secondhand Smoke and Cystic Fibrosis 

2008 - Hear about the hazards of secondhand smoke and smoking in people with CF, and answer questions like, “What if a member of our family smokes, but only does it outside, or not when my child is around?” and “How far away from a smoker do you have to be to be safe?”

Speakers: Michael Schechter, M.D, M.P.H.

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