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Clinical


The Cystic Fibrosis Institute is very proud of the various clinical assistance and service programs offered to individuals and families. Need is evaluated on an individual basis and funded based on the resources available. As a not for profit and volunteer staffed organization, The Cystic Fibrosis Institute is able to keep its operating costs low to offer these services in the most cost effective way possible.

Assistance Programs

Our assistance programs serve the medical, emotional, and social needs of those affected by CF. We assist not only the individual but also their psychosocial adjustment. Below is a list of some of the assistance programs and services that have been offered by CFI.

Mentorship

CFI has been able to facilitate finding a mentor for individuals with specific needs. Some of these mentors were required to address

  • The Newly Diagnosed
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Dealing with Diabetes
  • Fertility Issues/ Family Planning
  • Insurance Struggles

Medications

CFI has helped bridge the gap with medications used through its network of pharmaceutical companies, direction to assistance programs and other appropriate referrals.

Nutritional Supplements

Through partnering with industry, we have been able to obtain nutritional supplements for patient use who are not otherwise able to afford them.

Clinical Services

CFI can provide contact information for services such as clinical care, genetic counselors, dietary consultation, exercise consultation and social services.


How Are These Programs Funded?