NHC Webinar – Coronavirus Preparedness for People with Chronic Diseases Webinar

COVID-19 is causing significant concerns globally. Watch a recording of this March 13 Webinar produced by the National Health Council, for patients with chronic diseases. The webinar discusses how patients can best avoid the illness, and what to do if they feel sick. Watch Webinar here or visit NHC website for more information.

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A statement from the GBS|CIDP Foundation regarding the COVID-19

The coronavirus COVID-19 situation is evolving rapidly. In the interest of concerns and questions that the Foundation is receiving regarding the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, the GBS|CIDP Global Medical Advisory Boards offers the following statement: GBS, CIDP and variants will not put patients at any higher risk of contracting the COVID-19, but those who…

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Diana Castro

Life after GBS for Youth and Teens

By Diana Castro, MD Despite recovery of muscle weakness in most children, many patients experience persistent fatigue, pain and anxiety/depression.  These symptoms can be incapacitating and can affect academic and social development.   The mechanism underlying post-GBS fatigue is unclear.  Fatigue can be secondary to stress and psychological factors.  Other possibilities are deconditioning due to the…

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