Nutrition plays a vital role in the health of people with cystic fibrosis a healthy nutritional status and body weight is vital for maximising and maintaining lung function.

We advise and provide information for patients on all aspects of their nutritional needs: healthy eating and weight management, assessment of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, supplementary nutritional support , fat soluble vitamin therapy, salt supplements and hydration, calcium and bone health, cystic fibrosis related diabetes, sports nutrition.  We work closely with our CF Diabetes Specialist Nurse and CF Support Worker in the diagnosis and management of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes.

Watch our ‘Refresh – Eating Well on CFTR Modulators’ webinar to find out more about how you can introduce healthy eating principles into your diet to help you manage your weight.

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Get in touch

The CF Dietetic Service can be contacted Monday to Friday:

Telephone: 0121 424 1796 or 0121 424 1788
Mobile: 07794 375776

Switchboard: 0121 424 2000

Twitter: @CF_dietitians

Team members

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  • Joanne Barrett

    Specialist Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian and Research Fellow

  • Elizabeth Glennon

    Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian

  • Claire Roden

    Specialist Cystic Fibrosis Diabetes Dietitian and Team Leader

  • Nazma Vahora

    Cystic Fibrosis Support Worker

  • Katie Marsden

    Specialist Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian

  • Chidiebere Ukwuoma

    Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian



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