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Interstitial Lung Disease: What is ICD-10?

Interstitial Lung Disease: What is ICD-10?

When diagnosed with interstitial lung disease (ILD) you are given an ICD-10 code. However, for many people with chronic lung disease, the first question can be “What is ICD-10?” With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the specifics of ICD codes and breakdown Interstitial Lung Disease: What is ICD-10?

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This Week in Lung Disease: Lung Disease and Other Health Issues Arise Post-9/11

22 Sep 2016
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This Week in Lung Disease

This Week in Lung Disease News takes a look at the lasting legacy of health problems experienced by those affected by 9/11.

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How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Lung Disease?

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How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Lung Disease

There are other conditions which can cause lung disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis. So, if you’re wondering how rheumatoid arthritis affects lung disease, here’s what you need to know.

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Living with COPD: A True Story

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Living with COPD: A True Story

People living with COPD face many challenges on a daily basis. Keep reading to learn more about one patient’s story about living with COPD and what she did to improve her quality life.

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Interstitial Lung Disease Facts

Interstitial Lung Disease Facts

Knowing the interstitial lung disease facts can help you stay proactive in your healthcare and your interstitial lung disease treatment needs. Keep reading to learn the interstitial lung disease facts you need to know.

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Interstitial Lung Disease Prognosis: 5 Steps to Coping

Interstitial Lung Disease Prognosis: 5 Steps to Coping

An Interstitial lung disease (ILD) prognosis can be hard news for anyone. Bring up questions, stress, and feelings of anxiety, the hardest part can often be just trying to cope with such difficult news. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to provide help step-by-step with Interstitial Lung Disease: 5 Steps to Coping.

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Stages

19 Sep 2016
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Pulmonary Fibrosis Stages

The pulmonary fibrosis stages have traditionally been staged as mild, early, severe and advanced. However, doctors and researchers have been developing more a more accurate way to place pulmonary fibrosis into stages. Keep reading to learn more.

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Emphysema Stages: What Your Numbers Mean

16 Sep 2016
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Emphysema Stages: What Your Numbers Mean

One of the most important questions associated with an emphysema diagnosis is “what is my stage?”. For those who live with the disease, staging information can be vital for adjusting one’s lifestyle in order to improve quality of life moving forward. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Emphysema Stages and what your numbers mean.

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BODE Index and COPD: Determining Your Stage of COPD

15 Sep 2016
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BODE Index and COPD: Determining Your Stage of COPD

If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you have probably heard about the COPD stages, which range from mild to very severe. In fact, you may have had certain types of tests or procedures to help you doctor gain valuable measurements and information about your COPD. These tests and measurements help your doctor determine…

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