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Influenza (the Flu)

Influenza or “the flu” is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is caused by a virus. For people with cystic fibrosis, getting the flu may cause a worsening of symptoms and lead to a faster decline in lung function.

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Did You Know?

The National Institutes of Health received a $2 billion spending increase for FY 2019, helping benefit CF research.

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Diagnosed With Cystic Fibrosis

Diagnosing cystic fibrosis is a multistep process. A complete diagnostic evaluation should include a sweat chloride test, a genetic test, and a clinical evaluation at a CF Foundation-accredited care center.

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Research We Fund

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation supports a wide range of research that focuses not only on improving the quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis today, but also on accelerating innovative research and drug development to add tomorrows.

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CF Cycle for Life

CF Cycle for Life is a premier cycling series featuring bicycle rides across the country. These daylong events showcase scenic routes and multiple distances to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis. Cyclists may explore different route options, enjoy food and drinks, and experience an incredible finish-line celebration.

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