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Cystic Fibrosis

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.

What is new in cystic fibrosis research at Children’s

January 13, 2016, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Minneapolis

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What to expect

Kids with cystic fibrosis (CF) need special care. This genetic disease can cause problems with many systems in the body, including the lungs, sinuses, digestive and reproductive systems, and sweat glands. With the right care, your child can live a busy, productive life.

Meet the team

The cystic fibrosis (CF) team at Children's Minnesota includes a wide range of experts with several years of experience in diagnosing and treating children and adolescents with CF. We know CF and we know kids — it's a winning combination.

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to bring your child for cystic fibrosis (CF) care is a major decision. You need all the information you can get. We know you want it in a clear, straight-forward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.

Conditions and services

Cystic Fibrosis

Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) have complex needs. CF is a genetic condition that causes cells to produce mucus that is thicker and stickier, resulting in blocked ducts, which affects many systems in the body – from lungs and sinuses to sweat glands and the digestive system.