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.
10/01/2016 – Biomarkers Present in Sputum May Predict Onset of Inflammation Attacks in CF Patients – Here’s some research that may lead to earlier or preventive treatments.
10/02/2016 – How CF Inspired Me to Attend Law School – Another inspirational success story.
10/03/2016 – Curry Chicken with Antioxidants – Nutrition is a key element in CF treatment. Here’s a tasty recipe full of super foods.
10/04/2016 – Career 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.
10/05/2016 – How 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.
10/06/2016 – Our Shared Journey – An interesting perspective on the CF community.
10/07/2016 – Treating 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.
10/08/2016 – Cystic Fibrosis and “The Fault in Our Stars” – Gunnar Esiason gives a personal spin on the story of Dalton and Katie Prager.
10/09/2016 – Mold 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.”
10/10/2016 – Facing 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.