A Patient’s Perspective on Cystic Fibrosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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This Synergy Vision video is all about Caz — a cystic fibrosis patient who was diagnosed in 1986 at just 18 months old.

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At the time of her diagnosis, Caz’s parents were told that their daughter would be “lucky to survive beyond her teenage years.”

Now 31 years old, Caz is living a very full life: she’s married, working, and running half marathons. “It doesn’t affect my life in big way,” she says. Find out how Caz fills her life despite the chronic lung disease.

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