Navigating CF is a series of short videos that help people with CF, their families, and care teams navigate complex issues. No matter where you are on your journey, Navigating CF can help.
People living with cystic fibrosis and their families face complicated issues related to getting the care they need. CF Foundation Compass makes sure that no one has to do it alone.
From budgeting for the everyday, to triaging the unexpected and dreaming of the future, there is a lot to consider when building a financial plan. While living with cystic fibrosis may be costly, financial planning can help ease some of the stress you may feel so you can focus on other areas of your life.
Many people with cystic fibrosis and their families have questions about their rights as an individual living with a disease.
Having a disaster and emergency preparedness plan during a natural disaster or emergency is especially critical when someone has a chronic illness. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation made the following guide to help you or someone you know with cystic fibrosis prepare for a disaster or emergency.
Receiving a denial for a service or treatment from your insurance company can leave you with many questions. Fortunately, most insurers have a process, called an appeal, by which you can ask them to reconsider their decision to deny coverage.
Active cycle of breathing technique (ACBT) combines different breathing techniques that help clear mucus from the lungs in three phases. The first phase helps you relax your airways. The second phase helps you to get air behind mucus and clears mucus. The third phase helps force the mucus out of your lungs.
There are different ways to clear your airways. Most are easy to do. Infants and toddlers will need help from a parent or caregiver. Older kids and adults can choose airway clearance techniques (ACTs) that they can do on their own.
Although cystic fibrosis affects many parts of the body, the focus is often on the lungs because of the disease's effect on breathing.