Delayed puberty is common among young men with CF, but working with your CF care team to ensure you get good nutrition can help encourage healthy development and growth.
Learning that your baby has cystic fibrosis may come as a shock, especially if you do not have a family history of the disease, but you are not alone.
The Kontos Award, created in 2014, recognizes the contributions of nonphysician members of a care team who demonstrate a passion for excellence and commitment to care of individuals with cystic fibrosis.
The award — the highest scientific honor awarded by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — recognizes those who have made significant contributions to our scientific understanding of CF.
The Quality Care Awards recognize Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers that have continuously demonstrated a commitment to improving the quality of care they provide to people with cystic fibrosis.
Created in memory of Dr. Richard C. Talamo, the Talamo Award recognizes individuals who have spent their careers researching and caring for people with cystic fibrosis and whose contributions have altered the course of this disease.
The Carolyn and C. Richard Mattingly Leadership in Mental Health Care Award honors those who are committed to the mental health of people with cystic fibrosis.
At this age, your child with cystic fibrosis is ready to transition from breast milk or formula to whole milk or a high-calorie supplement. Encourage independent eating. Create a consistent schedule and mealtime expectations.
Starting solid foods is very important for the development and health of babies with cystic fibrosis.