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Cystic fibrosisCystic fibrosisCystic fibrosisCEnglishRespiratoryPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemTeen (13-18 years)NA2023-01-25T05:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Find out about cystic fibrosis and what you need to know to take care of it. Learn about how it can affect things such as exercise, nutrition and sleep and what you can do about it. Find resources to help you understand your rights with regards to your health care and help you to transition to adult care.</p><p>Find out about cystic fibrosis and what you need to know to take care of it. Learn about how it can affect things such as exercise, nutrition and sleep and what you can do about it. Find resources to help you understand your rights with regards to your health care and help you to transition to adult care.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About cystic fibrosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about cystic fibrosis and how to take care of yourself.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4104&language=English">Cystic fibrosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4196&language=English">How cystic fibrosis affects your body</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4106&language=English">Medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4194&language=English">CFTR modulators: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4195&language=English">CFTR modulators: Diet and lifestyle modifications</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Living with cystic fibrosis</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about cystic fibrosis and physical activity, nutrition, sleep and infection control.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4111&language=English">Living with cystic fibrosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4108&language=English">Airway clearance techniques</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4112&language=English">Physical activity and exercise</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4107&language=English">Using a nebulizer and compressor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4113&language=English">Nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4114&language=English">Infection control</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4109&language=English">Clinic appointment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4110&language=English">The health-care team</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health and chronic conditions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Understand how having a chronic condition can affect your mental health.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3632&language=English">Sleep and your mental health: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3633&language=English">Sleep and mental health: Sorting out your sleep routine</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3780&language=English">Adjusting to life with a chronic condition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3779&language=English">Supporting your mental health and wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3810&language=English">Anxiety and anxiety disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3983&language=English">Depression and depressive disorders</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Your rights and managing your own care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>You have rights when it comes to making your own health-care decisions. Learn about your rights to managing your own care, how to demonstrate that you are capable of making your own health-care decisions, and your rights to privacy in a health-care setting.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3996&language=English">Knowing your rights in a health-care setting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3993&language=English">Consent and capacity in health care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3994&language=English">What is confidentiality?</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">What do I need to know about transitioning to adult care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Moving from paediatric health care to adult care can be both exciting and stressful. Learn what to expect when making the switch to adult care, and how to prepare for taking charge of your own care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3916&language=English">Transitioning to adult care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3917&language=English">Transitioning through health care as a teenager: Timeline</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3918&language=English">Moving on: Higher education</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3919&language=English">Moving on: Working</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3920&language=English">Managing your finances</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3921&language=English">Getting involved in your community</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3922&language=English">Factors to consider when leaving home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3978&language=English">Finding a primary health-care provider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3923&language=English">Transitioning to adult care: Resources</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Resources to help you cope with pain and stress</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Videos and meditations to help you understand your situation more clearly and help you cope with stressful thoughts and experiences.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/nQdM_Cku9pA">A moment of peace</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/cFCiUlFKuO4">Two wings to fly</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/jaNAwy3XsfI">Being with all of your experiences</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/0QXmmP4psbA">You are not your thoughts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/Ty93GRPplJo">Dealing with difficult moments</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/QTsUEOUaWpY">Everyday mindfulness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/GgBVIZAEQqU">STOP for mindfulness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/EWzDHN7Jdg8">Dealing with flares: Controlling the controllables</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/EnrNtaMskik">Breathing meditation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/EL_fvAepwv8">Equal breathing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/EL_fvAepwv8">Comfort your pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/YnL-hjXo4EQ">Self-compassion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/fZdw6wm3A3E">Body scan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/xcO8IIeV12M">Mindfulness of thought</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://youtu.be/3IK7yWuEs3k">Visualize your pain</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Cystic%20fibrosis%20teen.jpgcysticfibrosis