Wednesday 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Re-evaluation, Rehabilitation & Resiliency: An Alpha-1/COPD Adventure
A patient’s poignant narration of the onset of symptoms and his eventual diagnosis of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (genetic COPD). Follow his 21 year history of treatment, decline, lung transplantation and remarkable recovery. Presentation includes the essentials of Alpha-1; how it is inherited, screening methods, and available therapies.
Presented by: Len Geiger, BS