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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Don’t have the Cash? Try Fundraising

30 Nov 2017
| Under Financial, Tips | Posted by | 6 Comments
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No Money for COPD Stem Cell Treatments? Fundraise! There is no doubt that one of the major obstacles facing a patient suffering with a lung disease like COPD is money. Insurance doesn’t cover the treatment because it is still considered elective and it’s a treatment, not a drug. We have had great success with our…

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5 Tips to Start Fundraising for COPD Treatment Today

23 Aug 2016
| Under Financial, Resources | Posted by | 6 Comments
5 Tips to Start Fundraising for COPD Treatment Today

Most people don’t like to ask for money. Not only can it make one appear vulnerable, but there’s also an inherent fear of rejection, of being told “no”. But a helping hand—even a small one—can go a long way. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to present 5 Tips to Start Fundraising for COPD Treatment Today.

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Fundraising for Lung Disease Treatment

Check out these fundraising for lung disease treatment tips that have helped some of our patients.

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5 Tips for Treatment Fundraising

18 Mar 2016
| Under Financial, Lifestyle, Lung Disease, Resources | Posted by | 17 Comments
5 Tips for Treatment Fundraising

For many suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), traditional treatment options can often be insufficient. When this happens, patients often choose stem cell therapy. However, due to the lack of coverage by traditional insurance companies, some patients find it difficult to meet the cost of treatment. With this concern in mind, the Lung Institute is here to provide the tips you need to succeed and get treated.

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Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Getting a Service Dog?

8 Feb 2016
| Under FAQs, Financial, Medical, Resources | Posted by | 2 Comments
Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Getting a Service Dog?

For some people living with chronic health conditions, having a service dog help them is valuable to their independence.

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* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

Under current FDA guidelines and regulations 1271.10 and 1271.15, the Lung Institute complies with all necessary requirements for operation. The Lung Institute is firmly in accordance with the conditions set by the FDA for exemption status and conducts itself in full accordance with current guidelines. Any individual who accesses Lung Institute's website for information is encouraged to speak with his or her primary physician for treatment suggestions and conclusive evidence. All information on this site should be used for educational and informational use only.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and stem cell procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.