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Where in the us provides the best climate for cf patients?

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 32 years experience
Near your doc...: There is no evidence that climate conditions of any sort favor better outcomes for people with cf. The best route is to establish a relationship with a center experienced in long term care of CF patients. Many CF centers provide great transition between pediatric and adult care teams. Find a CF center near you. The CF foundation has great information to guide your choice of caregivers.
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Climate & CF: The best outcomes for CF related lung disease are with regular use of airway clearance therapies & inhaled medications, maintaining good nutritional status & closely monitoring for CF related complications at an accredited CF center. Climate will not make any significant difference if you are not doing your prescribed treatments & therapies. Good compliance with therapies will ensure best results.

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