When You Make Plans, the Universe Laughs

JUST SAYING “WHEN you make plans, the universe laughs” puts a smirk on my face. Why? It’s true! Although I have a feeling I’m not laughing... more

Product Guide

Selecting SCIG Pumps and Needle Sets

Whether you are a primary immunodeficiency patient new to subcutaneous immune globulin (SCIG) infusions or have been managing your own treatment for years... more

Ask the Experts

Reader: Can you explain the difference between Guillain Barre’ Syndrome (GBS) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP). How do doctors tell the difference?

Michelle: GBS and CIDP are essentially the same condition, but GBS is acute and CIDP is chronic. As such, the symptoms of GBS occur over a period of days and weeks, and in CIDP, they occur over a period of greater than two months.... more

Meet the Staff

Cheryl Brooks
Assistant Editor

Abbie Cornett
Patient Advocate

Advisory Board

Nancy Creadon, RN
Vice President, Business Development

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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