IG Living Advocate Podcast

Every quarter, IG Living will hold a podcast on a topic that affects those with autoimmune and immunodeficiency disorders. Industry experts will share the latest immune globulin (IG) news and information and answer questions from our community.

Podcasts will cover topics such as the increased demand for IG products, Medicare, IG side effects, and reimbursement. more info

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Let's Talk: Shannon Bauer

After suffering for years with sinus infections and other debilitating health symptoms, Shannon Bauer was finally diagnosed with common variable immune deficiency (CVID) at the age of 50. Although her journey to find the best treatment plan was wrought with trial and error, today Shannon serves as a patient advocate, helping patients develop effective coping strategies as they navigate life with chronic illness… full article (pdf)

Product Guide: Pack Up a Stress-Free Sojourn

Product Guide

Pack Up a Stress-Free Sojourn

The TSA. Gastrointestinal issues. COVID-19. That middle seat. As if all those typical travel-related headaches aren’t enough, heading out on vacation can pose additional obstacles for individuals who depend on immune globulin (IG) treatments. Nevertheless, the prospect of adventure and the excitement of new places and people make setting sail worthwhile — hiccups and all. And with a little bit of planning and a lot of confidence, everyone can enjoy travel regardless of medical issues. So, start packing your bags and follow these tips for a bon voyage… full article (pdf)

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Ask the Experts

Reader: Is There a Company That Specializes in Vacation Destinations for the Disabled?

Abbie: Traveling with a disability can be a challenge. However, there are two websites that help individuals with disabilities find rental properties: Becoming RentABLE (www.becomingrentable.com) and Accomable (www.accomable.com), which was acquired by Airbnb in 2017. On the Becoming RentABLE site, you would choose the state and then scroll through the listings to find properties in different cities. On the Airbnb site, enter your destination, travel dates and… full article (pdf)

Meet the Staff

Cheryl Brooks
Assistant Editor

Abbie Cornett
Patient Advocate

Advisory Board

Bob Geng, MD, MA
Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology
University of California, San Diego

Terry O. Harville,

Medical Director Special Immunology Laboratory University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Todd Levine, MD
Director, Department of Neurophysiology Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology University of Arizona

Fred Modell
Co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology University of California, San Diego