Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects the lungs, digestive system, and sweat glands. CF can also cause other complications in the body. Other common complications of CF include: (CFRD) Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes, chronic sinus / lung infections, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
People with cystic fibrosis can make complications easier to manage with various treatments, therapy options, and medications prescribed by your doctor. Consult with your doctor if you, or your child, are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below.