The Cystic Fibrosis disorder
By Shelby Godfrey
Other names for Cystic Fibrosis
.Fibrocystic disease of the pancreas
.Pancreatic Fibrocystic disease
.Pancreatic cystic fibrosis
Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
Gene and Chromosome it affects
.repeated lung infections
.inability to gain weight
Population that is affected
How it is inherited
Medical Assistance and Treatments/Cures
There is still no cure for this disorder, but the treatments have improved over the years, and there are still people working on a cure/treatment for the disorder, but most people with the disorder have to use breathing machines or inhalers.
The disorder cannot be prevented.
Can the individual have children in the future?
.25%(1 in 4) will have the disorder
.50%(1 in 2) will be a carrier but not have the disorder
.25%(1 in 4) will not have the disorder or be a carrier