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Overview

The cystic fibrosis program at Children’s Minnesota ranks among the top 10 programs nationally in key outcome measures by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry.

Services offered

  • Comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and management of cystic fibrosis
  • Nutritional status evaluation and education.
  • Genetic counseling and newborn screening interpretation
  • Sweat chloride testing
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Supportive counseling for patients and families adjusting to new diagnosis or chronic illness
  • Information and referral to hospital and community resources
  • Education from multidisciplinary team that includes: respiratory therapists, dietitians, a social worker, genetic counselors and physical therapists
  • Referral and collaboration with multidisciplinary care clinics including:
    • Endocrinology
    • ENT
    • Genomics
  • Opportunities to participate in research studies
  • Parent-lead support group
  • CF Family Advisory Council

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