When two parents who are carriers have a child, there is a 25 percent chance that the child will be born with cystic fibrosis; there is also a 50 percent chance that the child will be a carrier; and a 25 percent chance that the child will neither be a carrier nor have cystic fibrosis.

What does it mean to be a Cystic Fibrosis Carrier? If you are a cystic fibrosis carrier, it means that you carry the trait in your genes, and could pass cystic fibrosis along to your child, but do not have cystic fibrosis yourself.

Most people do not understand what cystic fibrosis is, or what it does, until it affects someone close to them. In fact the condition can have an impact upon a wide range of people, including those with the condition, their families and carers.

Most people do not understand what cystic fibrosis is, or what it does, until it affects someone close to them. In fact the condition can have an impact upon a wide range of people, including those with the condition, their families and carers.

Cystic Fibrosis - manifestations (not everyone has all symptoms, making diagnosis more difficult)

First trial of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis to show beneficial effect on lung function

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month! :) (Want to help? Start a CF pinterest board! Pin something CF related every day this month! Join me! -A.L.)

My art teachers son just lost a battle with CF today and I can't even fathom into words the pain she and her family Must be going threw.

Cystic fibrosis statistics - Dr. Axe http://www.draxe.com #health #holistic #natural

What You Can Do About Cystic Fibrosis

Kids Health: Facts about Cystic Fibrosis

(CF) is an inherited, life-threatening disease that causes serious damage to the lungs and digestive system. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), about Americans have the disease and more than 10 million are carriers of the gene.

June 28, 2013: Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects most critically the lungs, and other organs. It is characterized by abnormal transport of chloride and sodium across an epithelium causing viscous secretions. The name cystic fibrosis refers to the characteristic scarring and cyst formation within the pancreas. Difficulty breathing is the most serious symptom and results from frequent lung infections, treated with antibiotics and other medications.

Clubbing of the fingernails - a loss of nail-bed angle. GI causes of clubbing include: - Malabsorption (Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative Collitis) - Cystic Fibrosis - Liver Cirrhosis Also seen in malignancy

Salt water + Cystic Fibrosis - why it works

Infographic for a innovative saltwater treatment nebulizer to treat cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis #cflife cystic fibrosis quote ((This is the part that ***DEVASTATES*** me as a mother... and is why we need to do WHATEVER we can to help find a cure and better treatments for this disease!))

Cystic fibrosis cystic fibrosis quote ((This is the part that ***DEVASTATES*** me as a mother. and is why we need to do WHATEVER we can to help find a cure and better treatments for this disease!

Ontario-based fashion photographer Ian Pettigrew was working on a book called Just Breathe, a photo series about adults with cystic fibrosis, when he was inspired to take things in another direction. | A Photographer Started A Photo Project To Show That Women With Cystic Fibrosis Are Gorgeous

A Photographer Started A Photo Project To Show That Women With Cystic Fibrosis Are Gorgeous

talapishka: “ A Photographer Started A Photo Project To Show That Women With Cystic Fibrosis Are Gorgeous The photo project “Salty Girls,” by fashion photographer Ian Pettigrew, is meant to help women.

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