Miesięczne archiwum: December 2008

IPPF Earns 4 MarCom Awards!

The IPPF recently was recognized by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals with FOUR awards! The MarCom Awards signify excellence in marketing and communications projects such as print, online, and video. GOLD AWARDDesign/Websitecommunity.pemphigus.orgENewsletterThe Quarterly HONORABLE

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PEM Friends Continues to Support and Educate Patients

On Friday the 10 October 2008, we met for an informal and very leisurely lunch. It was in our usual London venue, tj.. the far right hand corner of the self-service restaurant on the 6th floor of Peter Jones, Sloane

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Dutch Netwerk Gathers for Informal Meeting in Poeldijk

About once a year the Dutch Network for P&P organises a meeting for patients and their partners or caretakers. The last one was held 1 November 2008 at Poeldijk, the Netherlands. Eighteen people from all over the country were present.

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Supporting Each Other and Planning the 2009 Annual Meeting

The LA Support Group got together on October 11, 2008, at the Westside Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. The Group was joined by UCLA’s Dr. Jennifer Haley and IPPF Founder and Director of Patients Services & Education, Janet Segall. The

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New Organization Established in Canada to help Local Patients and their Families

I am delighted to inform you that there is now an organization in Canada to help patients and caregivers better cope with these diseases. The Canadian Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation based in Ottawa, Ontario was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization

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Partnering to Improve Diagnosis

Research shows nearly 15% of all diagnoses are inaccurate, and misdiagnosis is even more common in cases of rare diseases such as P/P. How can doctors and dentists who have never seen a case of P/P more accurately diagnose patients

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Ace Inhibitors and Pemphigus

A question that has been on the mind of many pemphigus/pemphigoid patientsand the subject of many discussions in the medical communityis regarding whether or not ACE inhibitors should be recommended to people with P/P disease if

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Management of Pemphigus and Pemphigoid

Joint Meeting of the EADV Task Force on Autoimmune Bullous Diseases and the International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation During the last EADV congress held in Paris (September 17th to September 20th, 2008) the EADV task force for autoimmune blistering diseases

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Retreat to Advance Sidebar

I was skeptical about the end-results of the BOD retreat, but I played in the sandbox of that weekend and here is what I learned: Board work is that work. It is hard and demanding and I owe a debt

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Retreat to Advance

When Dr. David Sirois, the IPPF’s BOD President, first approached me about joining the Board of Directors, I remember he had a needle in his hand and was about to shoot into a lesion in the back of my

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The P/P Registry has been approved by the Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) and is actively enrolling participants.