Enteral tube feedings are an important treatment option in cystic fibrosis when oral intake is not adequate to meet nutritional goals. A multidisciplinary Cystic Fibrosis Foundation panel developed consensus evidence-based guidelines on all aspects of care regarding enteral feeding.
The Mutation Analysis Program provides free genetic testing to people with cystic fibrosis to help identify their CF gene variants.
Successfully managing a chronic disease like cystic fibrosis means more than just taking medications. It requires trusting partnerships between people with CF and their families with their CF care teams to develop treatment plans that line up personal life goals with health goals.
As early cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD) may be clinically silent, these guidelines highlight the importance of regular screening. Management recommendations focus on insulin therapy and ongoing care by a team with knowledge of CF and diabetes.
Prevention, early recognition, and treatment of cystic fibrosis-related bone disease are imperative to sustain bone health. This guideline provides recommendations regarding screening and treatment to optimize bone health in people with CF.
Involvement of the liver and bile ducts in cystic fibrosis can be clinically silent. These guidelines highlight the role of screening in detection of liver involvement in cystic fibrosis.
These guidelines were created to help care center teams to integrate screening and treating depression and anxiety into comprehensive cystic fibrosis care.
Airway clearance therapies improve the efficacy of the mucociliary escalator and elicit a cough. These guidelines reviewed and compared the various techniques and devices.
These guidelines were developed by consensus based on expert opinion and a medical literature review to provide evidence-based recommendations for chronic medication use for lung health maintenance.
Pulmonary exacerbations are common among people with cystic fibrosis, yet little is known about best treatment practices. These guidelines were developed by consensus based on expert opinion and a review of the medical literature.