OSF Children's Hospital

Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes

Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes (CFRD) is a unique type of diabetes. It is not the same as diabetes in people without CF. The diagnosis and treatment are not exactly the same. CFRD is extremely common in people with CF especially as they get older. Below you will find CFRD related resources.

To learn more about the causes, symptoms, screening/diagnosis, and treatment of CFRD, click on the link below.

https://www.cff.org/Life-With-CF/Daily-Life/Cystic-Fibrosis-related-Diabetes/

 

Treatment of CFRD

Managing CFRD requires the help of a diabetes specialist.  There are specialists in the Peoria area who work with people with Cystic Fibrosis.  If you are diagnosed with CFRD, your CF physician will refer you to one of the groups below.

Under 18 years old

Pediatric Diabetes Center

https://www.osfhealthcare.org/childrens/services/diabetes/

 

18 years and older

OSF Medical Group- Endocrinology and Diabetes

https://www.osfhealthcare.org/practices/28/6/osf-medical-group-endocrinology-diabetes/