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April 16 2011 - Denver area lung patients LEARN MORE breathe better FREE seminar

Posted Apr 16 2011 11:04am

The COPD Foundation is pleased to partner with
 the ATS in organizing this years

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Plaza Ballroom
on the 16th St. Mall 1550 Court Place,
Denver CO

Saturday, May 14th 2011
  10:00am- 4:00 pm
Meet the Expert - seminar.
American Thoracic Society
Public Advisory Roundtable
 (ATS)

The PAR Meet-the-Expert Patient/Family forum
segment at
10:00 am - 12:30 pm will be an informal
 mix and mingle forum held prior to the general
 scientific sessions will give patients and their families a chance to interact with prominent
 pulmonologists from around the globe and ask them questions.

The Breathing Better forum is a patient-information session open to lung patients and their
families and will feature expert speakers, as well as patients who will share their stories.
The theme for this year’s event is “Empowering Patients”; many high profile pulmonologists
 will give a series of talks on patient empowerment

The event is free for participants. There will be an oxygen refill station, lunch will be provided.

The chair for this years Seminar is Dr. Bart Celli, known worldwide as a prominent COPD physician
 and educator.
 A representative from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute will be present to discuss current
 research and clinical trials and should provide an excellent opportunity to express our need for more
 funding geared toward finding a cure!

Let's show the ATS the heart of the Denver COPD community. By making our voices and
concerns heard we can play a major part in ultimately finding a cure!
VALET PARKING AT THE REDUCED RATE OF $6 will be provided in the Sheraton onsite garage.

Please put this on your calendar and plan to attend.

 The date is May 14, 2011.

The time is 10:00 A.M

 REGISTRATION: by May 1st 

Please RSVP to Bill Clark (in photo) Director of Outreach Programs | COPD Foundation
 
www.copdfoundation.org 

1-866-731-2673, ext. 308 (photo at the CCC
 conference.

Or register with Courtney White
  cwhite@thoracic.org


I hope to see you there!

"Lyn" (Roxlyn G. Cole) Littleton , CO 
roxlyngcd@comcast.net
Pulmonary rehab and AFTER 
http://www.wellsphere.com/roxlyn/92052/posts
 or  http://tinyurl.com/4tdzvsl
More links for learning belowgood news in a very small study
 
Moderate exercise dramatically improves brain blood flow in elderly women
(April 12, 2011)
-- It's never too late for women to reap the benefits of moderate aerobic exercise.
 In a three-month study of 16 women age 60 and older, brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three
 or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 percent.  
full story   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110412131921.htm

Vehicle pollution significantly damages the brain, mouse study suggests (April 13, 2011
 -- If mice commuted, their brains might find it progressively harder to navigate the maze of
 Los Angeles freeways. A new study reveals that after short-term exposure to vehicle pollution,
 mice showed significant brain damage -- including signs associated with memory loss and
 Alzheimer's disease.  
  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110407092028.htm  

Treatment found for rare lung disease, study suggests (April 13, 2011) -- A new study has revealed a
 drug approved to prevent rejection in organ transplant patients helped treat a rare lung disease in women. 
  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110411164009.htm  

PORTABLE OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR
(POC) COMPARSION CHART
Device Name    Oxygen Production Per Minute (ml) & (Oxygen Delivery)
ECLIPSE® (SeQual Technologies Inc.) 3000 ml   (Continuous Flow) 
  iGo (Devilbiss)    1680 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
EverGo (Respironics Inc.)    1050 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
XPO2 (Invacare Inc.)     950 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
Central Air (Central Air)      925 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
 Invacare
SOLO2 2976 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
LifeStyle (AirSep Corporation)   750 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
Inogen One (Inogen Inc.) 750 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)
FreeStyle (AirSep Corporation)  -500 ml    (Pulse Dose Only)


 


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