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CFFC Facebook Posts – September 2017 – Part 2

For our web visitors who do not follow CFFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the second half of September 2017.

09/16/2017Three Lives – A Short Documentary about Cystic Fibrosis (Director’s Cut) – We previously shared this video featuring three members of the Rochester CF community. The video was recently promoted by Cystic Fibrosis News Today, so it seems appropriate to repost the link.

09/17/2017Blocking sweet taste receptors can help body fight off sinus infections – Who knew that a sweet tooth could impact sinus infections and other bacterial colonization?

09/19/2017Chronic Achromobacter Infections Lead to Worse Cystic Fibrosis Outcomes, Study Shows – A “new” villain in severe lung disease.

09/20/2017What’s Next for the CF Community and Health Care Reform – Although this CFF position statement predates the latest version of health care reform proposed in the Senate, the objectives are relevant.

09/21/2017Comprehensive CF Resource from Cystic Fibrosis Canada – Our neighbors to the north have produced a handy guide to all aspects of CF. Check out the e-learning module linked in the article below.

09/22/2017Gaining Weight May Help CF Patients Delay the Worsening of Symptoms, Study Finds – This study adds rationale to CFFC’s practice of adding coupons and stipends for additional food to our Hospital Help Packets.

09/23/2017Quality of Life Can Serve as the Ultimate Motivator – Gunnar talks about the balancing act people living with CF face all too often: focus on medical care or take time out for something you really enjoy.

09/24/2017Chronically Ill VS Not Chronically Ill at the Doctor’s – As she likes to do, Lauren Rowe takes a lighthearted view at the differences in doctor office visits for the chronically ill and others.

09/25/20173 Tips for Combatting Aches, Pains, and Posture With CF – One person’s approach to dealing with recurring aches and pains.

09/26/20174 Facts About Food Flow – The Cystic Fibrosis Trust produced this video to discuss the digestive aspects of CF.

09/28/2017AbbVie Announces 25th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Program – This announcement deals with the “public participation” component of AbbVie’s scholarship program.

09/29/2017Relationship Firsts with Cystic Fibrosis – Gunnar talks about the “tender moments” of CF dating.

09/30/2017Keeping active with a lung condition – The British Lung Foundation has produced an interesting set of articles to encourage activity as part of the treatment program for chronic lung problems.

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