Why Peer-to-Peer Counseling Helps Rare Disease Patients

Talking to a fellow patient can make the newly-diagnosed feel less isolated.

 

People living with Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) are not alone, according to industry experts and some patients living with the rare hereditary condition. The rare disease is also known as genetic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or inherited emphysema.

Watch the video above from biotechnology leader CSL Behring to learn more about the value of peer-to-peer counseling that aims to bring rare disease patients together with others sharing similar experiences.