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Healthy Eating

The thick and sticky mucus your body produces makes it hard to absorb fat and nutrients, which is why a good CF diet is one that is high in calories and high in fat. Maintaining a healthy weight  -- and sometimes increasing it -- is key to fighting infection and keeping your lungs and body strong. 

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Did You Know?

Half of all people with CF are now age 18 or over

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Health Insurance Denials and Appeals

What to know and how to appeal when your cystic fibrosis coverage is denied.

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Dr. Skach on Advances in CF Research and Exploring New Strategies

There is now a large, coordinated effort to develop treatments for people with CF mutations other than F508del. As Vice President for Research Affairs, William R. Skach, M.D., guides basic research efforts, drug discovery and preclinical therapeutic development programs for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Our Day on the Hill

July 14, 2015

More than 60 teens from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of their siblings, friends and relatives with CF as part of Teen Advocacy Day.

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