Short of Breath, Not Courage: Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by: victorb 7/22/2015 10:09 PM

Short of Breath, Not Courage: Cystic Fibrosis
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Brother and sister, Morgan and Meade, were diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis before they were even born -- a life-threatening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system.  What followed was a daily routine of 15 to 25 different medications, airway clearance three times a day, and twice-yearly hospital visits.  In 2013 Morgan received a lung transplant, and her brother, Meade, is being closely monitored for one as well.  For them, living with Cystic Fibrosis is a family affair, and today they join us today to share their stories.

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