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IBD In America 2019

HCP Communication Missing Piece to Helping People With Crohn’s and Colitis Find the Right Treatment

Biologic therapies are a key area of focus in research in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)--which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis--that can be used to treat the disease by reducing inflammation, relieving symptoms, and helping the patient to enter and stay in remission. IBD In America 2019, a Health Union survey of 1,705 people living with a form of IBD, reveal there may be opportunities to help strengthen conversations about biologic therapies between people with IBD and their healthcare professionals (HCP).

Living With Prostate Cancer: Simon L

Simon Lord was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 50. Fortunately, it was found at an early stage and successfully treated. His experience with prostate cancer inspired him to make changes in his career, and his approach offers inspiration to others facing a difficult diagnosis.

Digital Inhaler Interest Among Asthma and COPD Patients: Severity, Anxiety and the Search for Control

Results of Health Union’s Asthma In America 2019 and COPD In America 2019 show that nearly half of each surveyed population are highly interested in using a digital inhaler.

Living With Multiple Myeloma: Cindy C

Cindy “Myeloma Teacher” Chmielewski has been living with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, since 2008. In our podcast interview, she spoke about her path to diagnosis, the value of being an empowered patient, and how she continues to live life at the edge of her comfort zone.

Living with Psoriatic Disease: Alisha B

Alisha Bridges has been living with psoriasis since childhood, and in this podcast interview, she shares how she navigated growing up with the added the challenges of psoriatic disease. She has found strength and confidence through her experience, and she now helps others through her volunteer and advocacy work.