Editor’s Choice: Bad Viruses, Simple Terms and an Easier Life

Welcome to this week’s Editor’s Choice!

We hope that those of you who are having a back-to-school week, are smooth sailing! This week, we have some news on IPF and hemophilia B treatment.

What do you know about amyloidosis? We have a quick article that gives the ins and outs of the rare disorder. Lastly, we have a personal story about living with chronic illness in your twenties.

Enjoy this week’s Editor’s Choice!

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How Will New Treatment Make Life With IPF a Little Easier?

Clinical trials and new studies are always cause for hope with those suffering from rare disease.

Read more about the latest clinical trial phase for a potential new IPF treatment.

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Hemophilia: When Bad Viruses Do Good Things

If you are in the chronic illness world, you know hear a lot of terms like “gene therapy”, “treatment” and “cure” thrown around.

Well check out this article that uses all of those terms and more to describe the latest hope in the hemophilia world.

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Amyloidosis Made Simple

Do you have amyloidosis and find it hard to explain to family and friends?

Send them this post that puts the disease in a nutshell, just for the layman!

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Behcet’s, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

PW Writer Farrah Fontaine hits the nail on the head when describing her battle with Behcet’s as a young adult.

Check her latest article out for a laugh and a “OMG me too!” moment.

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Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell

Jessica Gladwell is one of PW's consultants and patient editors. She has lived with late-stage, chronic Lyme and POTS since circa 2002. She has also served as a caregiver to close family members with late-stage, chronic Lyme. Before diagnosis, she served as a business consultant for a large corporation and PM for a small digital branding agency. Now, she is proactive in the rare and neurological disease community, spreading awareness and advising on matters of health and lifestyle when living with a chronic illness.

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