Changes Through Life
As people with CF are living longer with the help of better medications, better nutrition and continuously improving therapies, new challenges are emerging such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and family planning.
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.
Osteopenia and osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become more porous.
Many of our patients are living full lives including having families.