CFFC Facebook Posts – January 2018 – Part 1
For our web visitors who do not follow CFFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the first half of January 2018 (with a late start).
01/05/2018 – New Mental Health Resources – The CFFC web site has been updated to include links to guides concerning anxiety and depression which were recently released by CFF.
01/06/2018 – 27 Hacks That Can Improve Life With Cystic Fibrosis – Some of these may be familiar to you, but you might find a new trick to make things a little easier.
01/08/2018 – Breathe In Ep. #12 – Finding Positivity in Cystic Fibrosis – We posted information on mental health a couple of days ago. This post links to a discussion among Gunnar and the Salty Sisters about overcpmiong low points (like being sick during holidays.)
01/09/2018 – Treatment strategies for multidrug-resistant chronic infections – Researchers in Denmark offer a strategy to overcome drug resistance in Pseudomonas and other chronic infections.
01/10/2018 – Low Level of Zinc Ions in Lungs Contribute to Buildup of Mucus in CF, Study Finds – Japanese research indicates that zinc supplements may help respiration and reduce infections.
01/12/2018 – Tell Congress to Fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – While you might prefer comprehensive health care program that protects those living with CF, we can’t afford to miss an opportunity to protect our children.
01/13/2018 – Patient Perspective: Cystic Fibrosis – The woman interviewed in this clip admits that she is lucky to have a relatively mild instance of CF. One amazing disclosure is that, in England, routine visits for someone doing well are every six to eight weeks.
01/14/2018 – How I Transitioned Off of My Parents’ Health Insurance Without the World Ending – Here’s a story about one of the non-medical aspects of life with CF.