American Lung Association Provides Online Platform for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

The American Lung Association‘s website includes its “Inspire” forum dedicated to pulmonary fibrosis patients and caregivers. The online platform has more than a million members who discuss various topics and share practical advice and emotional support with others. It also allows users to stay up to date on news about research, new treatments, and clinical trials.

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The “Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis” forum has topics ranging from advocacy and awareness to pulmonary rehabilitation. It also has sections where its 14,000 members can share humorous stories and anecdotes — whether or not they’re related to pulmonary fibrosis.

Being able to connect with other pulmonary fibrosis patients and their caregivers gives members of the forum a chance to discuss anything related to the disease or simply to read some of the advice and inspirational messages other members have left. Find out more about Inspire’s Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis forum here. 

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