Adapting the Routine

Hello from Hanover! I have finally found the time to do some blogging. Believe it or not, there is a lot going on in a typical grad school day. One of my big stressors ahead of the move was adapting my care routine to the changing demands of business school in a new place. Now...
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Risk

I am on the precipice of taking the biggest risk I have ever taken in my entire life. The fact of the matter, though, is that I am a pretty risk averse person, and there’s no hiding it. I didn’t grow up that way. I played the most violent sports I could throughout my childhood...
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My Colonoscopy Wasn’t so Crappy!

Full disclosure, I had a healthy dose of Propofol about 3 hours ago, so what follows is, well… the best I can do. If you visited my page yesterday, you know that I had my first ever colonoscopy today. To recap, people with CF need to get colonoscopies younger than the general population because there...
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So… I Am Getting a Colonoscopy Tomorrow

Did you know that when you have CF, you’re due for a colonoscopy much earlier than the general population? Kind of shitty, right? The reason that’s the case is because there’s an increased risk for colorectal cancer in the CF population. I know… I know… it sort of feels like we keep losing the lottery...
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Coverage Tips For Costly Drugs (and other musings on paying for medications with CF) – Part 3, Accumulator Adjustment & Third Party Assistance Programs

Amy is back with the final installment of her miniseries Coverage Tips for Costly Drugs. Today she is going to take you through the alternative cost assistance programs, which may apply to different populations. It’s important to note that what is discussed below may not apply to you depending on your coverage situation. It is...
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