Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Podcast

Learn how respiratory rehab helps people with chronic breathing problems.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a term that is used to describe a number of different lung diseases. While incurable and progressive, it can be managed while allowing COPD sufferers to enjoy life.

In this program, Darcy Ellefson, respiratory therapist at Sanford Wellness Center, discusses National Pulmonary Rehab week and the important role respiratory therapy provides to those with chronic breathing issues.

“A Better You,” which airs Saturday mornings on KSOO-AM.

This program originally aired in March 2018.

Sanford Health is one of the largest health care systems in the nation, with 44 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and four countries.

Posted In Health Information, Internal Medicine