Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk is Saturday
4/26/2017 “People can come with any money they want to bring to donate," says Lauren Williamson, a volunteer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. "People have been donating - fundraising throughout the year as well. They'll come in, there's the walk, and then ...
CF Patients to Run in Madrid Marathon to Spread Awareness and Win Orkambi Approval in Spain
4/26/2017 Running a full marathon isn't a piece of cake for trained athletes, let alone people who struggle to breathe under normal circumstances.
Novel About Girl with Cystic Fibrosis to Help Raise Funds for the Disease
4/26/2017 “The more I researched cystic fibrosis for my series of books, the more I wanted to help raise awareness of this devastating disease while also raising money to help find a cure,”Seidelman said in a press release.
Wearable sensor collects, tests sweat for cystic fibrosis, glucose levels
4/26/2017 Researchers used a prototype to extract sweat from volunteers with the lung disease cystic fibrosis, measure specific compounds that are signatures of the disease, then transmit the data wirelessly for further analysis.
Wristband Sweat Sensors May Change How CF is Diagnosed
4/26/2017 Doctors may soon diagnose cystic fibrosis (CF) with the help of a wristband, thanks to a new wearable sweat analysis tool that measures the molecular constituents of sweat, such as chloride ions and glucose.
Wearable sweat sensor can diagnose cystic fibrosis, study finds
4/26/2017 The team used the wearable sweat sensor in separate studies to detect chloride ion levels - high levels are an indicator of cystic fibrosis - and to compare levels of glucose in sweat to that in blood. High blood glucose levels can indicate diabetes.
Wearable Technology That Can Diagnose Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis
4/26/2017 Most cystic fibrosis diagnoses today require sitting for 30 minutes while an instrument collects sweat. That bodily fluid is usually transported off-site to a lab for analysis.
US and Canada Clear Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LAU-7b for Cystic Fibrosis
4/26/2017 The United States and Canada have given Laurent Pharmaceuticals a green light for a Phase 2 clinical trial of LAU-7b as a treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) in adults. The Phase 2 door was opened when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and ...
3 Travel Considerations If You Have a Lung Disease
4/26/2017 As the weather turns warmer, many of us will be thinking about vacations and traveling. While traveling with a lung disease does require some careful consideration, having a lung disease doesn't mean that you have to be confined to the house.
Hyperglycemia in Cystic Fibrosis: Is It Diabetes, or Isn't It?
4/26/2017 Patient A has cystic fibrosis (CF) and is preparing to have a lung transplant. To ensure that the operation is a success, he needs to gain weight, which means waking up every morning at 4:30 AM to take a supplement.