The Dos and Don’ts of Going to College With Cystic Fibrosis


In this Making it Matter podcast, Gunnar Esiason and Julia Rae take listeners through some of the dos and don’ts of going off to college when you have cystic fibrosis.

MORE: How teens with cystic fibrosis make the transition from high school to college

The duo talks through their own college experiences living with cystic fibrosis and share their top ten things to do and not to do. Their tips include transitioning to adult care before you start your college course, telling your professors and campus administration about your cystic fibrosis so they can support you whenever necessary, scheduling classes so that you don’t have classes first thing in the morning when you need to do your therapies, and keeping up with therapy compliance and exercising.

MORE: How to stay healthy at college when you have cystic fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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