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
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
Here’s the latest graph, showing US federal funding by different diseases and yearly death rates. The blue bars show death rates, the red bars show corresponding funding for these health conditions. Please share this information with policymakers so more funding and resources can be used for COPD and lung conditions.
We have lung sounds available to listen to here on our website. Enjoy the files presented on our LUNG SOUNDS page Introduction to the “Lung Sounds” You may also be interested to hear radio spots and other related audio on our AUDIO page. The selection educational audio clips contain a variety of pulmonary related sounds … Read more
We recently formatted our video from the 2008 Hawaii COPD Coalition education day so that we could better share in on our website. Enjoy this original video below! The Hawaii COPD Coalition is steadily growing our resources to help your members and the public better understand COPD and treatment methods. Part of this effort includes … Read more
We recently formatted our video from the first Hawaii COPD Coalition education day so that we could better share in on our website! Enjoy this original video below! The Hawaii COPD Coalition is steadily growing our resources to help your members and the public better understand COPD and treatment methods. Part of this effort includes … Read more
We are excited to have THREE meetings a month now! There is a group that meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month, 10 – 11:30am at Pali Momi Medical Center, Ewa Conference Room. There is also a group meeting on the 2nd Friday of every month, meeting 10am – noon at Kaiser Honolulu Clinic … Read more
New Pali Momi Medical Center Support Group: *Meetings second Thursday of Each Month, except September from 10-11:30am Hawaii COPD Coalition Support Group at Kaiser Honolulu: VIEW SUPPORT GROUP POSTER *Meetings second Friday of Each Month, except September from 10-12-Noon 2013 Topics and Speakers Thursday, April 11, “Coping with Chronic Health Conditions” will be addressed by … Read more