US COPD Coalition

Keith Siegel

Nov
12

TED KOPPEL AND LYLE LOVETT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS RODNEY CROWELL AND STEVE EARLE

In conversation and song for COPD Awareness Month Ted Koppel is a passionate advocate for COPD awareness. Join Ted and legendary musicians Lyle Lovett, Rodney Crowell, and Steve Earle for an evening of conversation and song in honor of COPD Awareness Month, presented by COPDSOS.org and the Dorney-Koppel Foundation. The event will also feature Grace … Read more

Nov
8

Live with John and Mike: Oxygen on the Move!

The COPD Foundation’s Oxygen360 returns live to celebrate COPD Awareness Month on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. EST. For this episode, co-hosts Mike Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT, Senior Director of Public Outreach and Education at the COPD Foundation and Patient Advocate John Linnell will be speaking with home oxygen expert Ryan Diesem, RRT, RRT-NPS. … Read more

Nov
2

COPD-SOS: National Campaign Seeks to Raise Awareness of COPD and Sound the Alarm on the Urgent Need for Early Diagnosis

Before COVID-19, 150,000 Americans were dying of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) every year, and the pandemic has only worsened this crisis. An estimated 30 million Americans have COPD, and almost half – 12-15 million – do not know they have it. As the nation focuses on getting as many Americans as possible vaccinated against … Read more

Nov
2

Get Tested for COPD: Your Lungs Will Thank You

If you’re often short of breath during everyday activities, your chest feels tight, or you cough a lot, you may be chalking it up to getting older, having allergies, or being a smoker (now or in the past). Fortunately, there’s a way to know whether something more may be at play. Consider getting a lung … Read more

Aug
9

Hawaii COPD Coalition Presents its 15th Annual COPD Education Day

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for their FREE 15th Annual COPD Education Day on Friday, September 10, 2021, from 9:30am-12 noon Hawaii Standard Time (3:30pm – 6:00 pm Eastern) on Zoom! Tentative program:Intro to COPD and Current Treatments by Czamira “Maya” Alba, NP, StraubExercise and Pulmonary Rehabilitation by Clarence Rodrigues, RRT, KaiserEating Optimally for Lung Health by Asha Deveraux, … Read more

Jan
12

What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

The following is reprinted from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s coronavirus website. COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away … Read more

Nov
19

“Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices” Webinar

The US COPD Coalition was pleased to present our the webinar, “Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices“, which featured speakers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The webinar was broadcast live on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern. A recording of the webinar is now available for … Read more

Oct
20

World COPD Day: Hawaii COPD Coalition Offers Free Webinar

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for a free Zoom webinar celebrating World COPD Day 2020 on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00am – 12:00 noon Hawaii Standard Time.  The topic is Living Well with COPD in a Pandemic.  The schedule is: 10:00-10:35am Hawaii Standard Time Advanced Therapies for COPD:  Present and Future — Shanon Makekau, MD, pulmonologist at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii … Read more