10 August 2010

Describing the CF effect

We have scoured the internet over the last nine months looking for helpful websites and colorful illustrations to describe Bennett's condition.  We haven't found very many good pictures but recently we found a few we like alot so we thought we'd share.  (We will continue to update this post as we find new charts.)

How CF Affects The Body

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How The CF Gene Works
This picture explains how Bennett's genetic mutation works. The CF gene is a recessive gene (meaning you can have one mutated gene but if you don't have two, you can't have CF).

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More About The CF Gene

Why The CF Gene Doesn't Work Properly

Healthy Lungs Versus CF Lungs

More About How CF Affects The Body

A Video about CF

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