NEW Patient Assistance Program

Have you heard about the NEW Patient Assistance Program that pays for vitamins? If not read on, as this outlines four important program areas: ELIGIBILITY, COVERAGE, ENROLLMENT and FULFILLMENT. • Who is ELIGIBILE for the Healthwell Foundation Patient Assistance Program? Persons with a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (“CF”) Individuals cared for within the U.S. Patients.. read more →

Vitamin A

Let’s talk about vitamins. We all know the word “vitamins,” but what does it mean? What makes a nutrient a vitamin? The definition of a vitamin is: an essential nutrient that is different from protein, carbohydrate, and fats; it occurs naturally in foods in very small amounts; it cannot be made by the body; it.. read more →

Welcome to Nutrition Notes

Welcome to the first issue of Nutrition Notes. The goal of this column is to share nutrition information with patients and families. Look for something new each month.  The columns will be archived by topic. If you would like to suggest a topic for the column please email There is so much information available about nutrition,.. read more →