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  • Word! Cystic Fibrosis for Kids

    Kids with cystic fibrosis have bodies that make thick, sticky mucus. This causes problems in their lungs and their digestive tracts.

  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Chloride Sweat Test for Parents

    Is your child scheduled to have a sweat test? Find out how this test is performed and how it's used to diagnose cystic fibrosis.

  • Cystic Fibrosis Special Needs Factsheet for Educators

    What teachers should know about cystic fibrosis, and how to help students with CF succeed in school.

  • Cystic Fibrosis for Teens

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes the body to produce mucus that's extremely thick and sticky. It mainly affects the lungs and the pancreas, causing serious breathing and digestive problems.

  • Tips for Teachers From Students With Cystic Fibrosis (Video) for Parents

    Kids and teens explain what to expect and how to help in the classroom.

  • Recipes for Kids With Cystic Fibrosis for Parents

    Check out these nutritious meal ideas created especially for kids with cystic fibrosis.

  • Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Nutrition for Teens

    Like every other teenager, girls and guys with CF need calories to fuel their growth. They just need more of them - sometimes as much as 30% to 50% more calories than other teens.

  • About Recipes for Teens With Cystic Fibrosis for Teens

    These high-calorie recipes are especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Check out these delicious recipes.

  • Digestive System for Teens

    This section has information on conditions that affect the digestive system, from a simple stomachache to more complex conditions like cystic fibrosis.

  • About Recipes for Kids With Cystic Fibrosis for Kids

    These high-calorie recipes are especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). Kids with CF may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Check out these delicious recipes.