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    I always get impatient with how long it seems to...

    I always get impatient with how long it seems to take to recover from a bout of illness AFTER the antibiotics finish as I expect to be back at feeling my normal soon after the treatment, but between...
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    Hi Julie, I do think the sliding scale is for...

    Hi Julie, I do think the sliding scale is for more severe CFRD meaning they need long acting insulin to cover their baseline and then the short acting insulin on top of it with meals.

    I have...
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    Hi Julie, I do mix it into all sorts of food,...

    Hi Julie, I do mix it into all sorts of food, about a tablespoon at a time. I use in my coffee especially in the mornings, because I'm very groggy in the mornings and MCT Oil has (supposedly) good...
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    Hi Julie, my CFRD manifests very similar to yours...

    Hi Julie, my CFRD manifests very similar to yours (my peaks are maybe a little higher but they come down just as quick, and my hba1c is always normal).

    I have learnt that CFRD is not the same in...
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    Sticky: Hi Julie78, welcome to the forums! Just wanted to...

    Hi Julie78, welcome to the forums! Just wanted to recommend that you perhaps start a new thread with your diabetes question and perhaps repeat your story, I'm sure it would attract a better response....
  6. Handy remedy for more-than-usual-irritating CF cough

    I was sitting at my desk at work today next to a row of colleagues. At first it was just a trickle in the throat...then cough-cough...cough-cough-cough! You know the one. The more you suppress it,...
  7. I think it depends on your health (subjectively...

    I think it depends on your health (subjectively how you are doing, not just the numbers) and the type of job (stress, hours, flexibility). I stopped working for a few years when I was 28years old...
  8. Hi, I was reminded of this thread which includes...

    Hi, I was reminded of this thread which includes various people's account of suffering joint pain and swelling and thought it may be an interesting link in this context. ...
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    Wow thank you so much for all the responses. I...

    Wow thank you so much for all the responses. I had no idea about the vogmask/CFF statement so thanks for that input.

    I am not so concerned about the appearance, more the discomfort of an...
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    Fabric antibacterial mask recommendations

    Hi all,

    Do any of you use fabric masks instead of the disposable paper surgical masks that are uncomfortable and difficult to breathe through. I am talking about any situation when you'd normally...
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    Seems like so many people with Cystic Fibrosis...

    Seems like so many people with Cystic Fibrosis like pickles! Found this cool article on Pickles and sodium content - it has a column on the right showing exactly how much sodium is in different types...
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    Thanks for the input - I'll keep this in mind....

    Thanks for the input - I'll keep this in mind. I'm in South Africa so yes the climate is generally sunny and warm, so the salt in summer especially is worth looking into (and not just for sauna).
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    Thanks for the input. I was wondering about a...

    Thanks for the input. I was wondering about a more exact guideline for salt replacement in CF? What do your clinics commonly tell you? I've generally just been told to eat a lot of salty snacks, but...
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    Sauna and CF

    Hi all, anyone with Sauna-ing experience?

    I recently started looking into Saunas for overall health benefits, such as improved circulation, reduced inflammatory muscle/joint pain, increased white...
  15. Thread: My Alex

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    Dear Heather, we are so very sorry for your loss....

    Dear Heather, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

    I'm not familiar with the disposal/donation regulations in the United States as I live elsewhere, but...
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    No responses yet so I'm guessing not too many...

    No responses yet so I'm guessing not too many CFers have experience with this? I don't know much about the topic either.
    Just curious: what were your son's symptoms and how is it being treated? ...
  17. Thread: Superfoods

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    Hi everyone, we published a blog about Honey on...

    Hi everyone, we published a blog about Honey on this site a few months ago, it touches on some of the potential benefits of Manuka honey in CF specifically (many of which LittleLab4CF pointed out...
  18. Thread: Px Routine

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    Love this!

    Love this!
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    "Beatments" lol. Good luck, hope it arrives soon!

    "Beatments" lol. Good luck, hope it arrives soon!
  20. Hi Rebjane, yes it is expensive! My insurance...

    Hi Rebjane, yes it is expensive! My insurance paid 80% and I have to pay for my replacement aerosol heads out of pocket, however I STILL feel it is the best nebulizer I've ever had and due to all the...
  21. Hi Rebjane, I know this is not actually answering...

    Hi Rebjane, I know this is not actually answering your question, but is there any reason you don't use an eFlow nebulizer instead of a compressor at least for when you travel? In my opinion, nothing...
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    Hi purple, thanks for your follow up response. I...

    Hi purple, thanks for your follow up response. I am interested in your experience...logically it makes sense that adding salt in any form could have benefits e.g. in hot climates they often advice CF...
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    Hi purple, not sure about the sound of this...

    Hi purple, not sure about the sound of this remedy, as nothing is entirely without the potential of harm...can you explain more about the benefits you achieved from this remedy, also the ingredients...
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    Hi, thank you for sharing your story and...

    Hi, thank you for sharing your story and congratulations for working so hard to get your health back up. No advice from my side, only to say good luck with your decision and (in my opinion) there's...
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    Hi julie61554, it sounds like you have been...

    Hi julie61554, it sounds like you have been having a really hard time. I can't give any insight to your questions, however I think these are fair questions to ask answers for from your CF...
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