Arina is a newly diagnosed pulmonary hypertension patient from Latvia. She was diagnosed less than 30 days ago. Arina discusses what led to her PH diagnosis and her outlook for the future, as she adjusts to a new normal. #WorldPHDay
Canadian pulmonary hypertension patient, Jenn Lalonde discusses her road to diagnosis, the need for PH awareness and how she is using writing as a therapeutic tool that not only benefits her but others as well. Listen to “I’m Aware That I’m Rare: the phaware™ podcast” at www.phaware.global/podcast. Learn more about pulmonary hypertension atwww.phaware.global. #phaware #phawarepod
Dr. Ian Adatia has spent the last 25 years helping to improve care for babies, children and young people with pulmonary vascular disease. He is a clinician scholar and researcher. He has developed innovative therapies for children with pulmonary hypertension, and the first childhood pulmonary hypertension clinic in North America.
Pisana has been active in patient advocacy for 15 years, since 2001, when she and other patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension founded the Italian PH patient association AIPI. In 2003 she was founding member of PHA Europe, the European federation for PH. Pisana is also a double lung transplant recipient who shares her story on the 15th anniversary of her transplant procedure. Pisana also discusses the importance of advocacy and awareness and the annual global event that is World Pulmonary Hypertension Day (May 5th) #WorldPHDay.
Danijela Pešić is the founder of PH Serbia. She was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension as a baby over 38 years ago. Danijela is dedicated to raising PH awareness across Serbia and Europe, on behalf of people living with the disease. She works tirelessly to ensure the availability of approved treatments and encourages research for new drugs and therapies. Listen to “I’m Aware That I’m Rare: the phaware™ podcast” at www.phaware.global/podcast. Learn more about pulmonary hypertension at www.phaware.global. #phaware