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IPF patient stories

Few patients immediately understand the true implications of a diagnosis of IPF. Patients may experience a wide variety of emotions upon diagnosis and as their disease progresses. Patients diagnosed with IPF embark on a journey of coming to terms with the unpredictable nature of the disease, and support from other IPF patients can help broaden their understanding of IPF.1

See the videos below for stories from IPF patients and how their lives have been affected.

This 74-year-old patient talks about the diagnosis of IPF
This 50-year-old patient talks about the importance of family support
This 49-year-old patient talks about the diagnosis and challenges of IPF
This 72-year-old patient talks about the diagnosis and challenges of IPF
References: 
  1. Conoscenti CS, et al. Patient Journey With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF): A Breathtaking Experience. 2013.