31 DAYS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Salt Is the Cystic Fibrosis Version of Fairy Dust

Day 4: Salt, salt, glorious salt

Image by andreas160578 from Pixabay

Salty Squad

People with CF have 5 x more salt in their sweat than people who don’t have CF. Before discovering the CF gene, a sweat test chloride level of more than 60 millimoles per liter was a diagnostic indicator of CF.

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Sandi Parsons

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Sandi Parsons lives & breathes stories as a reader, writer, and storyteller📚 Kidlit specialist, dipping her toes in the big kid’s pool.