Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Child is normal at birth but becomes susceptible to infections etc.
  • Life threatening condition – average survival age 30
  • Diabetes is a common complication in adulthood

A condition where the lungs and pancreas produce abnormally thick mucus and the body sweats excess salt.


Physiotherapy – usually twice a day to loosen the mucus in lungs
Drugs – to control infections

People who can help

This is an IT education project called Cyber Campus which provides students with computers at home, connections to Internet and learning software. They will follow a modular course leading to a recognised IT qualification.

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