Cystic Fibrosis

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COPD helped by weekly 50,000 IU Vitamin D – several trials

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  • Costly Vertex Drug Is Denied, and Medicaid Patients Sue July 2014
    Kalydeco, for cystic fibrosis costs $300,000 per year;
    average lung function improvement of 10.1% after about 11 months, compared with a decline of 0.4% in patients taking placebo….”
    Note by VitaminDWiki - Vitamin D appears to provide a much better improvement and is 30,000 X less expensive

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  • Cystic fibrosis (CF), also known as mucoviscidosis, is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.[1][2] Long-term issues include difficulty breathing and coughing up sputum as a result of frequent lung infections.
  • Other symptoms include sinus infections, poor growth, fatty stool, clubbing of the finger and toes, and infertility in males among others.
  • Different people may have different degrees of symptoms.
  • Occurance: 1 in 30,000 in US, 1 in 1300 in Ireland
  • Primarily genetic, incureable


UK Cystic Fibrosis recommendations to be released in 2017

 Download the UK NHS 2014 draft guidelines of Cystic Fibrosis from VitaminDWiki
 Download the Comments on NHS guidelines - see page 16 for Vitamin D and CF from VitaminDWiki
It is interesting to note that the comments document is 2X larger than the draft document

Attached files

ID Name Comment Uploaded Size Downloads
7536 CF lungs.jpg admin 2016-12-20 03:01 62.55 Kb 289
5194 CF UK draft 2014 comments.pdf admin 2015-03-18 16:24 426.40 Kb 802
5192 CF UK draft 2014.pdf admin 2015-03-18 16:22 178.59 Kb 924
5185 CF Wikipedia.jpg admin 2015-03-17 14:32 47.10 Kb 1720
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