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Posted on 25. February 2021

What Is Rare Disease Day?

Rare Disease Day is the official international awareness-raising campaign for rare diseases that takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of the campaign is to raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. [More]
Posted on 11. February 2021

Pouring from an Empty Cup? Here are Some Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Beverly Nelson shares how important self-care is for the wellbeing of caregivers. [More]
Posted on 21. January 2021

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Abbie Cornett, patient advocate for IG Living, shares how important it is to talk to your children about invisible illnesses. [More]
Posted on 7. January 2021

Friend Check

Abbie Cornett, patient advocate for IG Living, shares how important it is to reach out to friends during the pandemic. [More]
Posted on 17. December 2020


A piece about how emotional trauma impacts the brain and body and what it means for New Year’s health. [More]
Posted on 3. December 2020

The Golden Rule

I get really frustrated listening to arguments about whether masks should or should not be mandated. In a perfect world, a mask mandate would not be necessary. People would choose to wear one for the safety of others. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world! Instead of choosing to wear a mask to protect others, many people argue it infringes on their personal freedoms. [More]
Categories: Speaking Out
Posted on 19. November 2020

Having A Happy Thanksgiving During the Pandemic

Every day, I ask my family what they want to do for Thanksgiving this year, and every day, I get the same blank depressed look! Seriously, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we have zero plans. In the past, we have always had friends and family over… [More]
Posted on 5. November 2020


For patients receiving IVIG in their home because of the Medicare IVIG Demonstration project, this demo is scheduled to conclude on Dec. 31, 2020. However, H.R. 7839 has been introduced to extend the Medicare IVIG Demonstration project through Dec. 31, 2022. [More]