IG Living Blog

Dedicated to bringing comprehensive healthcare information, immune globulin information, community lifestyle and reimbursement news.

Posted on 1. March 2018

Cold vs. Flu

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett explains the differences between a cold and influenza (flu). [More]
Posted on 15. February 2018

Top 24 Workplace Accommodations for Individuals with Autoimmune Conditions

Holly Bertone, who suffers from autoimmune diseases and has made it a passion to help others, explains the top 24 workplace accommodations for individuals with autoimmune conditions. [More]
Posted on 18. January 2018

Should I Tell My Employer About My Autoimmune Condition?

Holly Bertone discusses when a person with a disability should inform their employer of their condition and what accommodation may be available. [More]
Posted on 4. January 2018

Is Autoimmune Disease a Disability?

Holy Bertone explains how an autoimmune disease is recognized as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and what protection a patient has under the law. [More]
Posted on 21. December 2017

How to Best Enjoy the Holidays Despite Chronic Illness

Joanna Tierno explains how patients with chronic illness can reduce stress and stay healthy during the Christmas holidays. [More]
Posted on 7. December 2017


IG Living’s Patient Advocate Abbie Cornett explains the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Social Security Income (SSI) for patients with chronic illness. [More]
Posted on 2. November 2017

The Doctor-Delayed Diagnosis

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett explains why it can take years to diagnose a rare disease and discusses the hurdles patients face while they wait. [More]
Posted on 5. October 2017

The Psychological Implications of "Everything, Everything"

Jodi Taub discusses the damaging implications of the movie "Everything, Everything," the portrayal of a girl who supposedly has been diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency. [More]