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CFFC Facebook Posts – October 2016 – Part 1

For our web visitors who do not follow CFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the first half of October 2016.

10/01/2016Biomarkers Present in Sputum May Predict Onset of Inflammation Attacks in CF Patients – Here’s some research that may lead to earlier or preventive treatments.

10/02/2016How CF Inspired Me to Attend Law School – Another inspirational success story.

10/03/2016Curry Chicken with Antioxidants – Nutrition is a key element in CF treatment. Here’s a tasty recipe full of super foods.

10/04/2016Career Decisions: Considering Career Options – While this may seem like common sense, it is a good summary of the thought process that can be used by adults living with CF as they seek employment.

10/05/2016How to do CPT pats on a baby with Cystic Fibrosis CF – One of the many challenges faced by parents of newly diagnosed children is managing treatments. Here’s a video to help with the delicate task of lung clearance.

10/06/2016Our Shared Journey – An interesting perspective on the CF community.

10/07/2016Treating Fungal Infection in Cystic Fibrosis Patients Can Harm Lungs, Study Reports – Just what you need – more challenges. This study identifies a potential problem for dealing with fungal colonization.

10/08/2016Cystic Fibrosis and “The Fault in Our Stars” – Gunnar Esiason gives a personal spin on the story of Dalton and Katie Prager.

10/09/2016Mold Toxins in Nuts and Corn Can Aggravate CF Symptoms, Cause Infections – A preliminary study indicates a risk from “[u]p to one-fourth of the world’s food crops.”

10/10/2016Facing the Unique Challenges of a Late CF Diagnosis – A family story of adapting to the CF diagnosis.

10/12/2016 – Unexpect the Expected: What I Learned After My Lung Transplant – Some observations on transplant that you may not have heard before.

10/13/2016 – Protein in Common CF Pathogen Helps It Resist Antibiotics, Study Finds – This research could lead to more effective treatment for a common CF bacteria.

10/14/2016 – Not Medically Necessary – A compelling story that deals with one of the most significant challenges of life with CF. Not physical health; not medical treatment; rather dealing with bureaucracy. It is a story of the energy required in effective advocacy.

10/15/2016 – How Do I Feel When You Light Up a Cigarette? – Gunnar Esiason’s take on smoking – maybe an inspirational message for those who need a reason to give up the habit.


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