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  • Posted by Mariel Metcalfe and Beth Clark
  • November 24, 2020
  • Articles

Understanding the impact of Anaemia among people with CKD: a condition that is unrecognised and underappreciated

Understanding the impact of Anaemia among people with CKD: a condition that is unrecognised and underappreciated

Head of “Living With”, Mariel Metcalfe and Associate Director Beth Clark, discuss the nature of Anaemia in CKD, treatment options and unmet patient needs.

Anaemia is a highly impactful condition that affects around 15% of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the US, increasing up to around 50% of patients with later (stage 5) CKD. Research Partnership has explored the impact of this condition from the patient’s perspective through the “Living with Anaemia in CKD” study, with results available in a syndicated report exploring the patient journey, key unmet needs and desires for future treatments.

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  • Posted by Mariel Metcalfe
  • September 23, 2020
  • Articles

Inhale, Exhale: The struggle of living with Severe Asthma and Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Inhale, Exhale: The struggle of living with Severe Asthma and Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Head of “Living With”, Mariel Metcalfe, discusses the nature of severe asthma and severe eosinophilic asthma, and some key findings from recent studies conducted in Europe, USA and Japan. Published in pharmaphorum.

Most people know that asthma is a chronic long-term respiratory condition in which the lung’s airways become inflamed and narrowed, making it difficult for sufferers to breathe. It is also known that asthma causes wheezing and triggers a tightness in the chest. Medical researchers have identified that there are different types of asthma, and they respond differently to treatment. Severe asthma (SA) affects 15% of asthma suffers and usually appears in adults. Severe eosinophilic asthma (SEA) is rare and affects 40% of SA sufferers. 

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