PFF Insights Blog

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    A Patient’s Guide to Participating in Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

    Every September, those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis (PF) unite for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (PFAM). Melissa King, a PFF Ambassador from New York, has participated in PFAM since 2017. She believes that participating in PFAM gives her a surge of energy and also helps her to feel powerful. In Melissa’s eyes, this is a way to fight back against the disease.
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  • What’s Going on with PF Research?

    If you’ve been thinking about taking part in a clinical trial for pulmonary fibrosis, now is a great time with lots of opportunities to participate.
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    A PFF Website Tour With Dr. Amy Hajari Case

    Whether you’re a patient, caregiver, researcher, healthcare professional, you’ve come to the right place for trusted information about pulmonary fibrosis.
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    Virtual Pulmonary Rehabilitation Toolkit Now Available for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

    Pulmonary rehabilitation has been shown to have a number of benefits for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients. Pulmonary rehabilitation can help to improve physical function, breathlessness (dyspnea), mood, and quality of life in people with PF.
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    Important: Tracking Your Pulse Oximetry Readings

    A recent report suggests that pulse oximetry may provide less accurate readings in Black patients than in White patients. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance that skin pigmentation, skin thickness, and other factors and affect the accuracy of pulse oximetry readings. The FDA provides guidance on what that may mean to you and those using pulse oximetry to monitor oxygen saturation.
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    PFF Advocates Ask Congress to Support Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

    On March 10, 60 PFF Advocates met with their members of Congress and congressional staff for PFF Hill Day.
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    A Pathway Forward: Social Distancing, Face Coverings and Potential Vaccines

    In order to address the pandemic head-on and do all we can to recover from it, we need to accept and act upon the overwhelming scientific evidence about SARS-CoV-2, which continues to evolve each and every day.
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