IG Living Blog

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

Posted on 11. September 2014

Side Effects of IG Therapy: How to Prevent and Manage Them

This week’s blog is brought to you by NuFACTOR Specialty Pharmacy. It discusses expected and unexpected side effects of immune globulin therapy and includes a handy reference chart. [More]
Posted on 29. August 2014

Specialty Tiers and the Chronically Ill

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett recently attended a webinar on the effects of specialty tiers and access to care for chronically ill patients. In today’s blog, she reports on her findings. [More]
Posted on 14. August 2014

Back to School with PI

It’s normal for parents to feel back-to-school jitters around this time of year. While our children may believe that summer is here to stay, we know better. School is just around the corner. And for many parents, that brings about a whole new set of questions and concerns: Is my son’s backpack big enough to hold his winter boots and his lunchbox? What’s so special about a No. 2 pencil, anyway? [More]
Posted on 31. July 2014

Seeing Yourself as Healthy

Has your illness changed the way you see yourself? This blogger encourages those with chronic illness to see themselves as more than a diagnosis. [More]
Posted on 17. July 2014

Creating Connections

The recent BIO International 2014 conference offered helpful insights about drug developments that show great promise for the improved health of patients with debilitating rare diseases. Patient Advocate Abbie Cornett reports. [More]
Posted on 10. July 2014

“It’s Not You, It’s Me”: Are All Friendships Worth Pursuing?

Chronic illness is isolating, and it can be a comfort to connect with others who share our diagnosis. Sadly, sharing a rare illness is not always the magic glue that makes a friendship stick. [More]
Posted on 3. July 2014

A New Independence

As we celebrate America’s independence, it’s good to pause and reflect on what independence really means, especially when chronic illness may cause many to see freedom from a whole new perspective. [More]
Posted on 26. June 2014

A Call for Open Access to Medical Journals

Rare disease patients and advocates are well-known for being astute investigators. Gaining access to medical journals could provide them with information and insights to assist in treatment plans and improve quality of life. [More]