Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 130: Streamlining CF Treatments

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

For more CF Podcasts, visit