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Rare Disease Day 2020

Giving Hope to our Global Rare Community for #Rarediseaseday Rare Disease Day (RDD) takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. This year the GBS|CIDP Foundation International has several RDD activities…

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Update from the International Guillain–Barré Syndrome Outcome Study (IGOS)

Diagnosis and management of Guillain–Barré syndrome in ten steps Nature Reviews Neurology: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41582-019-0250-9; Published Sept 20, 2019. Explanation of the above referenced article below.http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Authors: Sonja Leonhard, Melissa Mandarakas, Francisco de Assis Aquino Gondim, Kathleen Bateman, Maria Lúcia Ferreira, David Cornblath, Pieter van Doorn, Mario Dourado, Richard Hughes, Badrul Islam, S Kusunoki, Carlos Pardo, Ricardo Reisin, Jim Sejvar,…

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Treatment Options for Patients with CIDP

Free online program for patients and caregivers Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM ET (Support for this patient education program provided by Grifols and coproduced with NeuroCareLive) Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a treatment for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP). Over the course of several hours, naturally occurring antibodies from healthy…

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