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Transfer From Dea To Pip

Transfer From Dea To Pip

Has anyone switched over from Dea to pip, if so how financially different is it ? Thanks.

Team Membership

Team Membership

How do you add someone as a team member?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Thanks

posted almost 6 years ago

Answer

Answer

Click on three gray bars upper right. Drop down menu. Select my profile then my story. You can change your photo there. Hope that helps.

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

You are welcome

posted about 3 years ago

How To Join A Group

How To Join A Group

How do I join a group what kind of groups are available

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I know very little about this myself- so thanks!

posted almost 4 years ago

Vibralung Acoustical Percusser

Vibralung Acoustical Percusser

Any information on this

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I have one and used it to help cough up the mucus from a recent viris. My version is a Aerobika. The way it works is when you know I'm to it there is a valve that sends a echo back into the lungs and… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Copd Research

Copd Research

i enjoy reading all articles and facts about copd and to hear how other people deal with copd . i find a lot of these articles and stories helpful . however i think this group should be pushing our government to invest money for research in order to find a cure . we all tell our stories and read articles that my be helpful but it is kind of like a bandage to our disease . i think this organization should be doing like the LUNG FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA proposing that their government… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

The COPD Foundation, along with the ALA and a number of other groups have a lot invested in research, along with the NIH and the CDC. The Foundation had it's Hill day a month and a half or so ago… read more

posted 9 days ago

Do Oxygen Levels Always Go Down During An Exaccerbation?

Do Oxygen Levels Always Go Down During An Exaccerbation?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Mine certainly do; that's one of the ways I know I need to get medical treatment. One of the things everyone with COPD should do is work with your doc, whether, a pulmonologist or PCP, using an… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Question On Carbon Dioxide Measurement

Question On Carbon Dioxide Measurement

Have been told the increase of carbon dioxide is the real danger of having low blood oxygen. Why doesn't some smart scientist invent a way to measure carbon dioxide other than a blood test? I had previously asked how much damage one could get from having blood ox in the 80s for a few hours and told the bigger concern would be high carbon dioxide.

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

High carbon dioxide doesn't always follow low blood O2 saturation, but it's definitely a factor and relatively common. If we're sick enough to be hospitalized, it's almost a sure thing that our CO2… read more

posted 3 months ago
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