Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
(260) 435-7123 (260) 435-7123
Lutheran Children's Hospital is home to northeastern Indiana's only cystic fibrosis program accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The program is an affiliate of James Whitcomb Riley Hospital's cystic fibrosis program. Lutheran Children's Hospital and Lutheran Hospital specialize in both pediatric and adult CF care. Two pediatric and one adult CF clinic take place each week. A clinic for CF patients who develop diabetes takes place twice a year.
The CF clinic, which is under the direction of a board-certified pediatric pulmonologist, provides diagnosis, consultation and treatment for those afflicted with CF. The clinic’s multidisciplinary team includes a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, nutritionists, pharmacists, physicians, registered nurses, respiratory therapists and social workers.
Services offered at the CF clinic include:
- Diagnostics, including DNA analysis
- Genetic counseling
- Illness care
- Inpatient and outpatient care
- Patient/family counseling
- Preventive care
- Support groups
More about cystic fibrosis, visit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website .