September 21, 2017
Learning to adapt to a new normal can be difficult, but there is life beyond your PH diagnosis. In this patient-led webinar, panelists discuss the challenges of navigating work and travel with PH. Panelists offer insights, tips, and strategies they've learned from personal experience traveling and working after a PH diagnosis. Being able to prepare for interviews, handle work schedules, and arrange for travel are new hurdles for newly diagnosed PH patients. But they can be managed with preparedness skills and the inside scoop!
July 31, 2017
All the testing that goes into a correct PH diagnosis can be overwhelming! This webinar reviewed and dissected many of the clinical tests that are used in the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, including: echocardiogram, right heart cardiac catheterization, pulmonary function testing, sleep studies, and other laboratory tests. The session also discussed the risks and benefits of the testing, as well as how all the information is used to unravel different diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension.
July 31, 2017
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with PH, you have likely been thrusted into a new world filled with clinical tests, medical jargon, low sodium diets, oxygen equipment and other various medications. This can be overwhelming, to say the least. In this patient-led webinar, panelists gave insight into personal experiences and the tools that they have used when they first began their journey into discovering their “new normal.” Through a discussion of strategies on how to prepare for your doctor visits, work with your health care team and communicate with your friends and family about PH, we hope that viewers leave with a renewed sense of hope and empowerment.
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