Hospice care helped my daughter, Desirée, through her final days.
Addressing variability in newborn screening can prevent missed diagnoses and delays in early care intervention.
More than 60 teens from across the country — 25 of whom live with cystic fibrosis — participated online and on Capitol Hill in the Foundation’s Teen Advocacy Day to advocate for the CF community.
We’re highlighting six creators who are helping raise awareness of cystic fibrosis. By sharing parts of their life with CF on paper or on screen, they’re voicing the variety of ways that people experience the disease.
When my daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, I found it difficult to explain this disease to my parents in Spanish, and I also felt alone in my rural community. That is why I think it is important to bring CF awareness to the Hispanic community.