6 Cystic Fibrosis Treatments and Therapies



4. Nutrition

Cystic fibrosis patients have trouble getting nutrients from food because the build-up of mucus doesn’t allow the pancreas to make enough digestive enzymes to extract the nutrients. To counter, CF patients need a balanced but high-calorie diet. Additional supplements and vitamins may also be necessary.

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