Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease that mainly impacts the lung and digestive system. Those affected produce thick sticky mucus that can clog the lungs, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and reproductive organs.
- Cystic Fibrosis Canada
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This all-encompassing guide provides practical advice for managing cystic fibrosis.
Cline and Greene have created this guide to help parents through the struggles of raising a child with a chronic condition.
Written for teens with input from real teens this book mixes research and personal experience to give teens all the information they need and more to manage a life with CF.
In her memoir, Cariou shares the experiences she had growing up with her sister, who had cystic fibrosis.
Twins Isabel and Anabel were both diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Their story and the impact on themselves and loved ones is portrayed in this book.
Frank Deford shares his daughter Alex's story of cystic fibrosis from a father's perspective.
Lux gives readers an inside look at what life is like with cystic fibrosis.
Kory is a normal kid who loves to do kid things. He also has cystic fibrosis – but he knows how to take care of himself and have fun every day!
Written for pre-school aged children, Cadberry's Letters introduces children to life with cystic fibrosis.
Thank you to our friends from the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
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