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AANMA Announces Launch of Free Web-Based Education Program for Patients Transitioning From CFC to HFA Inhalers
Date:12/3/2008

ion protocol leaves patients unknowingly exposed to health risks beyond their control.

Patients with asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions use albuterol at the first sign of symptoms, before exercise and when experiencing breathing exacerbations. Because there are significant differences between CFC and HFA inhalers, patients and medical professionals need to have the opportunity to make the switch in a medically responsible way.

The Web module is hosted by former CNN Medical correspondent Rea Blakey, and supported by an educational grant from Sepracor.

For more information about the MDI transition, please visit AANMA's MDI Transition Web page at www.mditransition.org. Patients seeking information can also call AANMA's Patient Support Center at 800-315-8056.

About AANMA

Founded in 1985, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics is the leading national nonprofit family organization dedicated to eliminating suffering and death due to asthma, allergies and related conditions. AANMA's core areas of expertise are education, advocacy and outreach. Call 800.878.4403 or visit www.breatherville.org.

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