In this podcast, we hear from Jerry’s CF medical team about his journey with CF and life post-transplant. They share how they work as a team to make patients with CF feel cared for and supported. For Jerry, because of the extensive amount of time he spends with them, his doctors and nurses at Columbia University Continue reading CF Podcast 159: Cystic Fibrosis Medical Support Team
Jerry Cahill was featured on CBS Evening News with Dr. Max Gomez in a segment called, CF Survivor. It aired on CBS on June 15th, 2016. It is about Jerry Cahill, who is in a new documentary about his life called, Up For Air. It illustrates his drive to succeed with CF and how he never gave up. Four years post double lung transplant, Jerry is about to turn 60 in a few weeks. He continues to inspire many Continue reading Watch Jerry Cahill on CBS with Dr. Max Gomez
The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) today announced the documentary, Up For Air, which will premiere in a private screening on June 20, 2016 in New York City. The documentary follows Jerry Cahill, a 60-year-old pole-vaulting coach living Continue reading Boomer Esiason Foundation Announces Documentary Up For Air to Inspire Patients with Cystic Fibrosis to Become Active in Their Health
Gunnar Esiason sat down with BEF CF Ambassador Jerry Cahill recently to find out more about his double lung transplant and the way his life has changed since he had the procedure 4 years ago. Jerry shares the many ways in which he has traded certain CF issues for complications that come Continue reading Celebrating 4 Years Post Transplant with Jerry Cahill
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — In the United States, children born in 2010 with cystic fibrosis (CF) are projected to live longer than those born earlier, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Continue reading United States Children with Cystic Fibrosis are Living Longer
At age 56, with CF, and now retired, I often ponder my existence. Being born with CF, I have certainly endured all the normal conditions and problems that go with this shitty disease. Continue reading What have I got, given, and done?
Last month we moved our daughter Brooke into college. It was quite emotional and very exciting. It was the last stage of a roller-coaster ride of a process, from campus tours to standardized testing to essays and applications. Then there was waiting to Continue reading Guest Blog by Mark Levine–Making the Move: Moving My Daughter into College
As a 56 year-old CFer, I am glad I have saved my money as if I had no disease. That was not always the case. Continue reading CF and Finances
Jerry Cahill on CBS last Sunday in Courage in Sports. In case you missed it, watch it on YouTube. As always, very inspiring.
On Turning 65
I grew up in the generation that shouted, “Never trust anyone over 30.” So, the year I turned 30 was a difficult one. 30 – I was now in the generation that I had thumbed my nose at when I was a teenager and college student. Forty wasn’t easy, but it wasn’t so bad. 45 was another milestone to Continue reading Guest Blog by Laura Tillman–On Turning 65