July is almost over, which means that Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Awareness Month is drawing to a close. But it’s not too late to bring attention to this often overlooked disease, this month or any other, and we have some ideas here. In this week’s Editor’s Choice, we have details on an FDA approved app that helps assist patients with neurological disorders. We also have a look at how telemedicine has helped with continuation of care for cancer patients. And finally, we have a story about a man who was hospitalized with a unexpected double diagnosis: Guillain-Barré syndrome and COVID-19. We hope you enjoy your weekend!
Developed by Abbott, the Patient Controller App offers unique telemedicine at an important time.
The pandemic has made it difficult to get the same healthcare that we are used to. It is even harder for those who live with a medical condition or serious disease, such as cancer.
Following hospitalization, Mike received a shock; he had both COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré syndrome.