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Nutrition and Care

Gastrointestinal Issues

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MALABSORPTION AND EXOCRINE PANCREATIC INSUFFIECIENTY (PI)

GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX (GER)

CONSTIPATION

MECONIUM ILEUS  (MI)

DISTAL INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION SYNDROME (DIOS)

SMALL BOWEL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH (SBBO)

 

OTHER CF RELATED GASTROINTESTINAL ISSUES

  • CF Liver Disease occurs in about 10 percent of patients with CF
  • Recurrent Pancreatitis occurs in a minority of pancreatic sufficient patients