Cystic fibrosis affects multiple organs and its complications go beyond the lungs and complications can include colorectal cancer and CF-related diabetes.
The risk for colorectal cancer in adults with cystic fibrosis is 5–10 times greater than the general population, and even higher for people with CF who receive a lung or other solid organ transplant. Find out how early screening can help reduce your risk.
Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD) is a unique type of diabetes that is common in people with CF. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, CFRD can be managed successfully.
Due to the thick, sticky mucus associated with cystic fibrosis, adults with CF need to take additional steps for a successful colonoscopy. Learn more about why it's important to properly prepare for a colonoscopy and the steps you can take during your preparation.
Learn more about what to expect after your colonoscopy.
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