I recently was diagnosed with a type of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which helps explain why I sometimes didn’t keep up with daily care. By taking ADHD into account, I’m managing my cystic fibrosis better.
Study reaffirms the Foundation’s commitment to advance solutions to the growing challenge of antibiotic resistance
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded up to $4.7 million to EnBiotix Inc. to study the potential use of inhaled colistin as an additional option to treat Pseudomonas infections in people with cystic fibrosis who are not responding to current treatments.
As my daughter became a teenager, it was difficult for me at first to let her manage the responsibilities of her cystic fibrosis care on her own. It took going to see a therapist for me to wrap my head around the fact that it wasn’t my place to nag her about doing her treatments anymore.
Investment will support discovery research of a novel Gene CodingTM approach that could benefit all people with CF regardless of their mutation
A sudden health setback turned my eventual lung transplant into an immediate one. Although the transplant didn’t go exactly to plan, my preparation helped the process go more smoothly.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded up to $3.5 million to Arrevus Inc. to test a potential treatment for pulmonary exacerbations in people with cystic fibrosis in a late phase clinical trial.
I wish people knew that even if I don’t look sick, I still struggle with the mental and physical aspects of cystic fibrosis. Even my family and friends don’t truly understand what this disease does to your mental health.
We knew nothing about cystic fibrosis when my first daughter was born with the disease. We quickly became experts and took on the responsibility of educating our friends and family about what our daughter needed to stay healthy and thrive.
My daughter was born with cystic fibrosis and with an aversion to food. Teaching her to enjoy meals has been crucial to helping her grow and stay healthy.