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Latina Actress and Author Dayanara Torres Launches Online Asthma Education Resource for Hispanic Community in Partnership with Merck and AAFA
Date:7/21/2010

n unsuccessful in avoiding situations that trigger their asthma. This may also be why nearly eight in ten surveyed patients (79 percent) feel that they don't know everything there is to know about their disease.

Language barriers and limited online resources in Spanish could be preventing some Hispanic American patients and caregivers from achieving asthma control. The Asma En Espanol survey found that nearly one third of Hispanic American patients (32 percent) would prefer to receive information about their asthma in Spanish. In addition, 44 percent of patients surveyed said that one of the reasons they do not always understand their physician is because their physician does not speak Spanish. The majority of Hispanic American patients and caregivers interviewed (60 and 54 percent, respectively) also said that they would prefer to receive medical information online.

"After looking at the survey results, we fully appreciate the importance of providing online asthma education resources to Hispanic American patients. We're excited about AsmaEnEspanol.com and its potential to raise awareness about asthma, and to ultimately help Hispanic American patients better manage their condition," said Mike Tringale, AAFA's vice-president of External Affairs.

Asthma doesn't have to stop patients from enjoying and living their lives. Patients and caregivers of children with asthma should speak with their physician about ways to manage the disease, including identifying and controlling exposure to asthma triggers. In addition, patients and caregivers can visit AsmaEnEspanol.com to learn more about asthma and its different types of triggers in Spanish.

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