Alcohol Usage in CF Population Survey Opportunity

My name is Erin Lowery, and I am an adult Cystic Fibrosis physician and assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago. My research focuses on alcohol use in people with lung disease, and I would like to better understand alcohol use in people with cystic fibrosis. I have been working with the CFF on a research project which involves looking at alcohol use in people with CF and how it impacts their health. As a first step in this project, we have created an anonymous survey. I hope that it gives us some insight into how people with CF are using alcohol and if it affects their health. Continue reading Alcohol Usage in CF Population Survey Opportunity

OWN IT: Cystic Fibrosis Survival Rates in the United States vs. Canada

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concluded that “the median age of survival [is] 10 years higher [for CF patients] in Canada than the United States.”

If you’re wrapped up in the world of cystic fibrosis news like I am then you’ve probably seen this study floating around the Internet for the Continue reading OWN IT: Cystic Fibrosis Survival Rates in the United States vs. Canada

‘Stunning’ gap: Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive Americans by a decade

‘Stunning’ gap: Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive Americans by a decade

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK

CF Roundtable 2016 Annual Survey
We are conducting a survey, and your response would be appreciated. The U.S. Adult CF Association (USACFA), publishers of CF Roundtable, is continually striving to improve and we welcome your input. This should take no more than Continue reading IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK

Cystic Fibrosis Online Nebulizer Survey ($50 incentive)

The survey and follow-up questions should take approximately (20) minutes to complete.  In appreciation for their valuable time and input, we are offering a $50 incentive.  In order to earn this incentive, the CF patients must qualify for and complete the online survey. Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis Online Nebulizer Survey ($50 incentive)