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 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.
Cystic Fibrosis Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about cystic fibrosis, and how to help students with CF succeed in school.
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.
Kids and teens explain what to expect and how to help in the classroom.
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.
Recipes for Kids With Cystic Fibrosis for Parents
Check out these nutritious meal ideas created especially for kids with cystic fibrosis.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Respiratory Screen: Sputum for Parents
Kids with cystic fibrosis (CF) often get lung and airway infections. A sputum CF respiratory screen or culture helps doctors detect, identify, and treat infection-causing bacteria or fungi.
Cystic Fibrosis for Parents
Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that particularly affects the lungs and digestive system, makes kids who have it more vulnerable to repeated lung infections.