54 Years Old and Living-Breathing Succeeding With Cystic Fibrosis

In this episode, we talk to Karen Vega from New York, who is 33 years old with CF, happily married and a mother of 3 always “on the go…” exercise enthusiast, and training for a ½ marathon. Karen never let CF get in the way of her living life to the fullest and keeping her dreams alive!

Podhaler Facts:

· TOBI Podhaler is a dry-powder treatment delivered in a disposable device.

· TOBI Podhaler is taken twice a day, and needs little setup and cleanup.

· The Podhaler is a great On-the-go device

· The unit does not require disinfection, refrigeration, power source, or batteries

· Administered in 2 – 7 Minutes (in clinical trials)

· 12.44% improvement in lungs · Helps to fight Psudomonas aeruginosa

· 64% reduction in percentage of hospitalizations

· 15% less need for intravenous (IV) antipseudomonal antibiotics

 

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