We are very pleased to undertake this 3 Peaks challenge in support of our friend Jordonne Harris.
The Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland, within 24 hours.
Cystic Fibrosis is one of the UK's most common life-threatening inherited diseases. Cystic Fibrosis is caused by a single defective gene. It mainly effects the lungs and digestive system but for many it can be far more complex causing chronic infections, severe lung damage resulting in frequent and sustained hospital admissions.
How common is Cystic Fibrosis?
Around 10,500 people in the UK have cystic fibrosis, that's 1 in every 2,500 babies born. Cystic Fibrosis affects around 100,000 people around the world.
What causes Cystic Fibrosis?
Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic condition. One person in 25 carries the faulty Cystic fibrosis gene usually without knowing, over two million people in the UK.If two carriers have a baby, the child has a one in four chance of having cystic fibrosis.
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