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World COPD Day FREE Webinar

Join us for a free zoom webinar celebrating World COPD Day 2020 on Saturday, November 21 from 10-12 noon Hawaii Standard Time.  The topic is Living Well with COPD in a Pandemic.  The schedule is: 10:00-10:35am Hawaii Standard Time  Advanced Therapies for COPD:  Present and Future — Shanon Makekau, MD, pulmonologist at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii … Read more

Donate through PayPal Giving Fund, when Shopping at AmazonSmile, and Foodland’s GiveAloha Program

PayPal Giving Fund Hawaii COPD Coalition has joined the PayPal Giving Fund program.  When you donate through the PayPal Giving Fund, 100% of the donation goes to the charity you have selected–no deductions, no fees.  More information about this program is here. Credit cards and debit cards are accepted. There is no cost to participate in this … Read more

Learn more about COPD and COVID-19

Hawaii COPD Audio

Learn more about COPD and COVID-19 and the upcoming 14th Annual COPD Education Day Webinar of the Hawaii COPD Coalition! The free program is available on HPR-1, the Body Show with Hostess Family Practice physician Kathleen Kozak, MD of Straub Medical Center. She will host Hawaii COPD Coalition’s Executive Director, Valerie Chang on Monday, August … Read more

Free Stuff, “Better Living with COPD”

COPD Book:  An excellent resource for anyone interested in learning to live with and manage COPD is published by Lung Foundation Australia and Queensland Health, 3rd edition of “Better Living with COPD.”  It includes information on medicine, inhalers, preventing and managing flare ups, pulmonary rehabilitation, exercise and physical activity, breathlessness, breathing exercises, airway clearance, home … Read more

HI Life with Coronavirus – Delivery Resources

Pickup Truck Palms Surfer, Hawaii COPD Coalition

People with chronic lung conditions and those over 60 are considered particularly at risk of getting severely ill if infected with the novel coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  Such people should be especially careful to socially distance and avoid crowds.  Here are some tools to help: For Groceries There’s a new Hawaii nonprofit … Read more

Living with COPD

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More than 12 million people are currently diagnosed with COPD and an additional 12 million likely have the disease and don’t even know it. If you or someone you know has COPD, you are not alone. For more information about COPD please go to National Heart Lung and Blood Institute or check out some of the resources … Read more

13th Annual COPD Education Day, Friday, September 13, 2019, FREE!

Hawaii COPD Coalition Education Day 2019

Register NOW! Join us for the FREE 13th annual COPD Education Day on Friday, 9/14/2018 @9:30am-2pm in Queen’s Conference Center. As always there will be great speakers, helpful exhibitors, and lots of free handouts. Hear about the latest new techniques to help folks breathe better, new altitude testing that is available to be sure you’re safe … Read more

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