Monthly Newsletter from the Arizona Asthma Coalition

Is It More Than Just Bad Asthma?

January 19, 2021 | 1:00 PM MST

Join the American Lung Association for the second webcast in our asthma webcast series. This webcast will provide a more focused understanding of asthma control and whether your asthma may be severe. This webcast is recommended for adults with asthma or caregivers of people with asthma. Topics to be covered during this event include:

  • How Well Do You Understand Asthma?
  • When Is Asthma More Than Just “Bad Asthma”?
  • What's the Impact of Asthma on Your Life?
  • What Are Your Goals for Control?
  • Take Action

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Solutions for Managing In-Home Environmental Asthma Triggers During the Pandemic

January 26, 2021 | 12:00 PM MST

Join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and experts from around the country for a live panel discussion about strategies for and lessons learned about delivering in-home asthma care and environmental interventions during the pandemic, including virtual home visits. Receive live feedback from the panel by participating in the question-and-answer session during the webinar.

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Lipid Biomarkers in Urine Can Determine the Type of Asthma

Repost from ScienceDaily

In a new study, researchers have used a urine test to identify and verify a patient's type of asthma. The study lays the foundation for a more personalized diagnosis and may result in improved treatment of severe asthma in the future.

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Are Women with Asthma at Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19?

Repost from The Lancet

Although adults with asthma appear to have a reduced risk of severe COVID-19 compared with younger populations, women with asthma might represent a somewhat susceptible subgroup for severe COVID-19 requiring hospitalization. A study by Atkins and colleagues established female sex as an independent risk factor for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) hospitalization among patients with asthma in the UK.

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Follow Our New Facebook Page

Arizona Asthma Coalition is now on Facebook! Head over to Facebook and like AAC to keep up to date on asthma, allergy and organizational updates in between our monthly newsletters. 

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Join the Arizona Asthma Coalition

As a nonprofit partnership since 1996, AAC has worked together with concerned stakeholders including public health, environmental quality, managed care, education, individual physicians and nurses, hospitals, foundations, families and other colleagues. Become a member of the Arizona Asthma Coalition or renew your membership and help us continue this important work.

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