IG Living Advocate Podcast

Every quarter IG Living will hold a podcast on a topic that affects those with autoimmune and immunodeficiency disorders. Industry experts will share the latest immune globulin (IG) news and information and answer questions from our community.

Podcasts will cover topics like the increased demand for IG products, Medicare, IG side effects, and reimbursement. more info

Listen to the episode The Increased Demand for Immune Globulin Products and Its Effects on Patient Access.

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Let's Talk: Pamela Mills

Wearing face masks was nothing new for Pamela Mills when they became a nationwide essential due to COVID-19. The common variable immune deficiency (CVID) patient was used to routinely donning a mask when visiting the doctor or running errands to avoid getting sick. So, when the demand for masks began to spike in early 2020, Pam used her crafting skills to begin making them — and giving them away… full article (pdf)

Product Guide: Personalizing the Infusion Experience

Product Guide

Just Relax!

Just relax! That's easy to say when we're not in the midst of a pandemic that has turned the world upside down. For many individuals, particularly those in the high-risk population such as patients who receive immune globulin infusions, just stepping outside during these unsure times can lead to heightened stress and anxiety. Still, even in the face of extremely traumatic scenarios, there are numerous ways to relax the mind and body… full article (pdf)

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Ask the Experts

Reader: Could immune globulin contain COVID-19 antibodies?

Abbie: As a patient who receives intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) therapy every four weeks, I am curious how long it might take for COVID-19 antibodies in the IVIG therapy to provide a protective effect against the virus. Is there any chance COVID-19 antibodies are already present?… full article (pdf)

Meet the Staff

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

Terry O. Harville,
MD, PhD

Medical Director Special Immunology Laboratory University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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