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  • How I Respond to Common Reactions About My Disease

    Posted by pulmonary-fibrosis-news-moderator on April 5, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    In her latest column, Pulmonary Fibrosis News’  forum moderator, Charlene Marshall  talks about how she deals with some of the reactions she gets to her IPF diagnosis:

    “‘Because I was diagnosed with a chronic illness at 28 years old, I have received many different reactions to the news. Most people are well-intentioned, some don’t know what to say, and others share common reactions that one might expect when something unfortunate happens. I experienced a lot of this when I was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) almost two years ago.”

    Read more here: “How I Respond to Common Reactions About My Disease”

    How do you deal with these situations? Share your stories and tips below. 

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