By Megan Kaump A diagnosis of GBS, CIDP, or variants is frightening and devastating for anyone, but when a child is diagnosed it adds a very different set of emotions and experiences. It is heart- breaking to see your child go through such challenges and there is the added component of how the child’s schooling…Read More about Coping with School & Treatment Plan for GBS|CIDP
In partnership with Immunoglobulin National Society, we encourage our community to join the #ItsMyTurn campaign. This campaign encourages people who are able, to take action that directly impacts the patients we serve, by donating plasma! How Do I Donate and Join the Campaign? Locate your nearest Plasma Donation Center Donate plasma. Take a picture or a…Read More about #ItsMyTurn
Rare Disease Day 2020 marks a very special anniversary for the entire GBS|CIDP community. The Foundation is pleased to report that is has been one year since the launch of our GBS|CIDP Patient Registry!Read More about Celebrating a One Year Anniversary this Rare Disease Day!
The GBS|CIDP Foundation International is delighted to share this important Walk & Roll update! On March 9 at Dry Creek Park in Clovis, California, GBS volunteer and Clovis Walk Chairman, Robert Vasquez hosted yet another exciting Walk & Roll fundraising event with a record-breaking 320 walkers in attendance! Thus far the event has raised $10,356…Read More about Clovis Walk & Roll Breaks its Own Record!
In 2017, a nationwide survey of US CIDP patients was conducted to assess the impact of disease-related disability and treatment on lifestyle and work activities. Approximately 3250 individuals aged ≥18 years, recruited by the GBS|CIDP Foundation and self-reported to have CIDP, were invited to complete an online survey; of these, 475 completed the survey and…Read More about CIDP Disease Burden — Results of a US Nationwide Patient Survey