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... of fat in her poo. She has creon enzymes 5000. ... (7 replies)
... Another thing to look at is possibly spreading out the enzymes. Instead of taking them all at the start of the meal, breaking them up a bit. Maybe half at the beginning half during the middle, especially if she's taking a while to eat. Sometimes with DS he'll graze on something, so I'm chasing after him, giving him more enzymes. Also because he dawdles so much during... (7 replies)
... Some CFers have more issues with pancreatic insufficiency than others. The zantac SHOULD help with some of the issues, but reducing the acid, helping the enzymes to work better. ... (7 replies)

... I take Creon 25's and up until about five years ago, I was the same way as your child. I was not gaining alot of weight nor was my stool's hard. They changed my enzymes from orange capsules to the Creon 25's and right away my stool became normal right away. It may just be a change in enzymes.. have they tried that yet? ... (7 replies)
... I did have a bit of a duh moment after reading Ratatosks reply. Yea, I agree that would be the first place to start-enzymes. Just wanted to let you know Kerri, we are getting a Pulmozyme starter pack for Bella. All I have heard are good things about it, and the nurse said reasearch shows starting treatments like it early can help minimize lung damage. So hooray for that! ... (7 replies)
... yne but to be honest I think but dont quote me on it, they may have just discovered it. I was sick almost every two weeks without the pulmozyne, I couldnt handle working full days at work, and I could only handle about 3 days of 8 hours before I started to notice myself getting runned down. ... (7 replies)
... e her a variety of beans for that extra protien. She is in the 50 percentile on weight at this time. You may already have her on a special diet like this, but if not maybe it can help. I will say this was not by recommendation of her CF doctor but a naturopathic doctor. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I heard about a 12 year old girl with CF who got a transplant. She came home after starting school again and told her mom they forgot to do her treatment. Her mom said "honey you dont have to have treatments any more." How awesome! I know there was a lot of excitement about VX770 (I think thats it) that is in phase 2 and another pill like it for people with the df508... (7 replies)
... enzymes are working to correct. ... (12 replies)
Toddler with cf
Jun 28, 2008
... I wanted to give some insight, through my experiences and my research. I also want to make note that I am not a doctor. I am sharing with you my opinions and some of my evidence and findings regarding my research and experience. ... (10 replies)
... I am a picky eater. I get stomach aches from a lot of things and have developed not just dislikes, but food adversions. I almost threw up at work once because I smelled pickles. Watching someone eat jello makes me want to throw up. ... (2 replies)
... Are the enzymes because the pancreas doesn't produce them? ... (6 replies)

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