Information on Cystic Fibrosis:
Cystic Fibrosis is the #1 Genetic killer of children and young adults in the United States. It causes a thick, sticky mucus to build up in the body and causes infections in the lungs and other organs. . It is mostly a lung disease but Kelsea has the digestive problems that sometimes goes along with the lung problem. Average life expectancy is 37 years old, meaning that you can die at any time! CF forces you to take many therapies and many drugs. Liver failure, pancreatitus, asthma, diabetes, are just a few side affects. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is working very hard to find a cure for this disease.