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COPD Support Group

Welcome to this online support group for caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in COPD care. Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for a loved one with COPD. Talk about symptoms, treatment options, side effects, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back as often as you need to feel less alone.

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What's New Today

about 10 hours ago
roses70 said...
Dear linjane2, First, I am sending you my Hugs and Prayers. My husband had this disease for over 15 years, and I was his caregiver. He passed last ... more
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12 days ago
Katlizkinley said...
First let me "applaud" you for quitting smoking when you were diagnosed! Wonder if you should explore different enhalers? Definitely discuss the fa... more
12 days ago
walter52 said...
My doctor did make some changes in my inhalers, and also had me go through a nuclear stress test to make sure there was nothing going on with my hea... more
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14 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear dvtx1966, You have my hugs and prayers foremost. My husband had this disease for over 15 years.. First, are you living in the US, and the rea... more
11 days ago
walter52 said...
I know what you are saying about his doctor not really seeming to do anything. My PCP is who I have been seeing for this disease. He has not refe... more
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17 days ago
Katlizkinley said...
Totally feel you....my husband announced again to me he will NOT quit smoking his cigars and he would like me to stop nagging. I think I will and s... more
17 days ago
roses70 said...
Please take a few minutes for yourself everyday. Go for a short walk, to the grocery store, read a few pages of a good book. If you don't, the one... more
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19 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear Pink paradise: I am so sorry about your Dad. My husband had COPD for over 15 years, but he stopped smoking when he was diagnosed, and that is... more
19 days ago
Pink paradise said...
Morning thank you for your lovely reply. My dad has been given oxygen at home for when he is moving around but sadly chooses not to use it. He is a ... more
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20 days ago
colette68 said...
Sorry I must add he has COPD as well.
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