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Let's Talk: Ric Dolore

Ric Dolore, who was diagnosed with CVID and psoriatic arthritis after years of illness, still doesn’t receive treatment due to the high cost. Yet, despite frequent illness, his goals are to raise awareness about immune deficiency diseases and, one day, be able to pursue his career goals... more

Product Guide

Germ Warfare: Sanitizing Solutions for a Healthier Home

For immune-compromised patients, keeping the home free from disease-causing microbes and germs is essential. While wiping down countertops and keeping bathroom debris at bay are common-sense practices, many other simple steps can be taken to ensure the home is a haven from the outside world’s infectious organisms.... more

Ask the Experts

Reader: Can SCIG Infusions Cause Knee Pain and Weakness?

Abbie: According to immunologist Terry O. Harville, MD, a variety of side effects can occur with both SCIG and intravenous IG (IVIG) infusions, but especially with IVIG. In general, most of the systemic side effects are lessened or disappear with SCIG infusions.... more

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Cheryl Brooks
Assistant Editor

Abbie Cornett
Patient Advocate

Advisory Board

Bob Geng, MD, MA
Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology
University of California, San Diego

Erika Lawrence, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Psychology University of Iowa

Todd Levine, MD
Director, Department of Neurophysiology Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology University of Arizona

Fred Modell
Co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology University of California, San Diego

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