Dietary Services

Maintaining a healthy weight and optimizing your nutrition has been shown to be closely related to the best outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis (CF). 

This can be a challenge as people with CF commonly have to deal with pancreatic insufficiency, diabetes, bowel obstructions, and chronic infections. The nutritional needs of a person with CF can be 10 to 40 percent greater than someone who does not have CF. Below are some of the nutrition-related concerns in someone with CF.  

 

Cystic Fibrosis related Diabetes (CFRD):

As people are living longer with CF, some other conditions like impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes are becoming more common. 

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Bone Health

Osteopenia and osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become more porous.

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Parenthood

Many of our patients are living full lives including having families.

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Transplant

Transplant is a treatment option some of our patients may wish to explore.

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