Big Air Jerry: Compliant with Cystic Fibrosis

Be inspired to be compliant. Watch this brief video to learn more.

Big Air Jerry is a video series created by the Boomer Esiason Foundation to educate young people living with cystic fibrosis. Continue reading Big Air Jerry: Compliant with Cystic Fibrosis

Maxing Out Your Strides – Mark A. Levine

By Mark Levine

Here we are again, on the precipice of another Great Strides Walk season. Not sure about you but I have already sent out my second email, a gentle reminder, to my entire list to increase the size of my team and boost my donations. It’s an exciting time of the year and a great event to be a part of that fulfills a lot in my Continue reading Maxing Out Your Strides – Mark A. Levine

Cystic Fibrosis Step by Step: Building a Treatment Routine

In this video, Gunnar stresses the importance of building a routine in order to stay compliant with his treatments and remain healthy. He also reminds listeners to keep an open dialogue with their doctors and support teams at CF Clinics. Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis Step by Step: Building a Treatment Routine

Strength and Fitness in CF Care with Will Schlucter

CF Podcast 163: Strength and Fitness in CF Care with Will Schlucter

In this podcast we meet Will Schlucter, a 26 year-old CF patient who owns his own gym, Will Power Strength and Conditioning. After years during his youth of taking breaks during athletics, Will decided, as an adult, to push Continue reading Strength and Fitness in CF Care with Will Schlucter

Registration for the NYC Half Marathon is Open!

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• An official Under Armour Team Boomer uniform, Team Boomer Continue reading Registration for the NYC Half Marathon is Open!

Jerry Cahill, Boomer Esiason Foundation Ambassador, Celebrates 60th Birthday and Demonstrates that People with Cystic Fibrosis Can Live a Normal Life with Exercise and Medical Compliance

As part of his 60th year, Jerry has Activated a “Living List,” and will Complete 60 Events this Year — This is 60:60

New York, June 27, 2016 – The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) today celebrates the 60th birthday of Jerry Cahill, a BEF cystic fibrosis (CF) Ambassador and double lung transplant survivor, who proves that age is truly just a number and that success is possible with a strong commitment to your health. Within the last Continue reading Jerry Cahill, Boomer Esiason Foundation Ambassador, Celebrates 60th Birthday and Demonstrates that People with Cystic Fibrosis Can Live a Normal Life with Exercise and Medical Compliance

Making Exercise Fun

By Amy Braid

A while back I wrote about how much I dislike exercise yet I do it because I know I need to.  Well I am happy to report that I still don’t enjoy it!  HA!  In all seriousness, I really don’t enjoy it.  I still clock watch while on the treadmill to see if it is almost time to wrap it up, or check how much time is left on the show I am Continue reading Making Exercise Fun

CF Podcast 161: Sabrina Walker, Cystic Fibrosis Patient and Cancer Survivor

Today, we meet Sabrina Walker who is 30 years old living, breathing, and succeeding with cystic fibrosis in Anchorage, Alaska. Growing up, her parents encouraged her to stay active and play sports – not allowing her to make excuses about why CF would stop her. Sabrina’s mom is the person who sparked her love Continue reading CF Podcast 161: Sabrina Walker, Cystic Fibrosis Patient and Cancer Survivor

Trying to stay hydrated during the heat

By Andrea Eisenman

Almost every summer, since my transplant, I deal with some kind of low-sodium disaster and almost always need to go to an ER to get a saline IV, which, for me, is only temporary fix. I need to get ahead of the curve, so to speak and salt-up! Continue reading Trying to stay hydrated during the heat