Table of Contents

Introduction and making the diagnosis.
How cystic fibrosis affects the lungs.
How cystic fibrosis affects the digestive system.
How cystic fibrosis affects the other organs.
Daily treatment for cystic fibrosis.
The cystic fibrosis team.
Nutrition in cystic fibrosis.
Micro-organisms in the cystic fibrosis lung.
Cystic fibrosis and the family.
Cystic fibrosis and school.
Growing up with cystic fibrosis.
Future therapies.
Genetics of cystic fibrosis.
Genetic counseling in cystic fibrosis.
Survival.
Appendices: 1. Further reading.
2. Cystic fibrosis associations.
3. Glossary.