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The Future of Monitoring Lung Function in LAM

Posted on May 07, 2021   |   

As all LAM patients are well aware of, serial lung function testing performed in a physician’s office is the current standard of care to assess the disease status for LAM patients. A full set of lung function tests comprises of the following:

1) Spirometry: measures the maximum amount of air you can exhale in the first one-second, known as forced expiratory volume in one-second (FEV1), and the total amount of air you can exhale, known

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Topics: Home Spirometry        Categories: Educational Resources

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Join Us for a COVID-19 Vaccine Update Town Hall on April 20

Posted on April 12, 2021   |   

The LAM Foundation has partnered with the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance to host a Virtual COVID Vaccine Update Town Hall on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:00 PM ET| 3:00 PM PT.

Peter Crino, MD, PhD of the University of Maryland Medical Center and Nishant Gupta, MD of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center will provide updates on the current COVID-19 vaccines in the TSC and LAM

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Topics: COVID-19        Categories: Events
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Save the Date: Breath of Hope Day of Giving!

Posted on July 31, 2019   |   
Author: A. Bloomer

Save The Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019. That’s the date of our Breath of Hope Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising experience and the first of its kind for The LAM Foundation. It promises to be a day filled with information, entertainment, and giving.  

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Topics: #FilltheFeather DayofGiving FundACure        Categories: Events
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Fundraising Simplified: Francine Kalogerou

Posted on July 24, 2019   |   
Author: A. Bloomer

Francine Kalogerou was diagnosed with LAM in February 2019 and instead of letting that define her, it helped her find a new perspective on life. In her own words, "I don’t know what the future holds for me, but I do know I have today. Yesterday is gone. The future hasn't happened yet. Looking at life and my situation positively is making all the difference in the world." With this positivity, Francine decided to take action and host a walk-a-thon benefiting The LAM Foundation. 

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Topics: Fundraising LAMChampion        Categories: Events
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Fundraising Simplified: Elizabeth Hardy

Posted on July 16, 2019   |   
Author: A. Bloomer

For her birthday, Elizabeth Hardy decided that instead of receiving gifts from her friends and family, she wanted to do something with a little more meaning. It was a big birthday for Elizabeth as she was not only turning 60, but it was also the 25th year since receiving her LAM diagnosis. She wanted to take this opportunity to ask her closest friends to join her for a brunch to celebrate and donate to The LAM Foundation as their birthday “gift”. Much to Elizabeth’s surprise, nearly everyone she told about her fundraiser sent a donation to The LAM Foundation in her honor.  

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Topics: Fundraising LAMChampion        Categories: Events
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Spaghetti for LAM: Fundraising Q&A with Alyssa Ciano

Posted on March 28, 2019   |   

Alyssa Ciano is a high school student from Senora, California who came up with a creative way to raise money for LAM: A spaghetti dinner! Here, she shares how she became involved with The LAM Foundation, why she chose to fundraise, and what made her event successful. 

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Topics: Fundraising        Categories: Events
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