Resources

General Health Sites

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/alpha-1-antitrypsin-deficiency 

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency http://www.alpha1.org

ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis http://www.alsa.org

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America http://www.aafa.org

American Academy of Sleep Medicine http://www.aasmnet.org

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org

American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association http://www.lungusa.org

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov

Cleveland Clinic http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health

Drive 4 COPD http:://drive4copd.com

Emphysema http://emphysema.org

E-Medicine Health http://emedicinehealth.com

Family Doctor http://familydoctor.org/

HealthCoach4Me http://healthcoach4me.com

Mayo Clinic http://mayoclinic.com

Medicine Net http://www.medicinenet.com

Medline Plus http://www.medlineplus.gov

MerckEngage http://www.MerckEngage.com

Medscape http://www.medscape.com 

National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Institute on Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases http://www.niams.nih.gov

National Institute on Aging http://www.nia.nih.gov

National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation http://pulmonaryfibrosis.org

Pulmonary Hypertension Association http://www.phassociation.org

Sarcoidosis http://www.stopsarcoidosis.org

WebMD http://www.webmd.com

  

Clinical Trials Sites

Center Watch http://www.centerwatch.com

Clinical Trials http://www.clinicaltrials.gov

 

Patient Assistance Programs

  • Please be sure to check the pharmaceutical website for information regarding medicines you have been prescribed.  Most companies have patient assistance programs listed on their websites to help assist with the costs of the medications.  Also make sure you ask if there are any coupons or savings cards available when you are given your prescription.  Our staff is happy to assist you in getting authorization for financial assistance with your medications.
  • AstraZeneca (the maker of Symbicort) offers a Prescription Savings Program for people without insurance, patients with medicare part D, and patients who receive their medications through particpating healthcare facilities.  Please call 1-800-292-6363 or click on the link for further information.  http://www.AZandMe.com.
  • The Glaxo SmithKline group of companies (the maker of Advair) has programs for patients with no prescription coverage as well as for those who can't afford their medications.  Please  click on the link for further information.  http://www.GSKforYou.com
  • Needy Meds http://www.needymeds.org

 

 

Prescription Drug Sites

Drug Digest http://www.drugdigest.org

PDR (Physician's Desk Reference) http://www.pdrhealth.com

Taking Meds http://TakingMeds.com

The Internet Drug Index http://www.rxlist.com

 

Sleep Disorder Sites

American Academy of Sleep Medicine http://www.aasmnet.org

Sleep Education http://www.sleepeducation.com