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CF & Diabetes

CFRD (Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes)
CFRD Symptoms
CFRD Treatment

CRFD (Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes)

Diabetes can be a consequence of cystic fibrosis. This form of diabetes is called CFRD.

CFRD Symptoms

Weight loss
Reduced lung function
Frequent urination

CFRD Treatment

People with CFRD receive insulin in addition to, typically, a diet in which it is important to count carbohydrates in order to adjust the insulin dosage correctly. Exercise is also important, as it has an impact on lung function.