This symposium will highlight several key aspects of cystic fibrosis related diabetes pathophysiology and management that are specific to different time periods during the life of individuals with CF. Specifically, speakers will address topics including glycemic abnormalities occurring in childhood that progress to CFRD, challenges in management of CFRD including hypoglycemia and barriers to obtaining expert medical care, and CFRD treatment regimens including novel future therapies.
Discuss the early abnormalities in glycemic regulation that precede CF related diabetes.
Assess challenges in the management of CFRD including hypoglycemia and barriers to obtaining appropriate medical care.
Identify current treatment regimens for CFRD as well as novel developing therapies that may become available in the future.