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Merry, Volunteer Mentor (@merpreb)

COPD: Is it genetic? alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Lung Health | Last Active: Dec 5, 2018 | Replies (13)

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@colleenyoung

Hi @merpreb @sakota and @joangma, you'll notice that I added your discussion to the Lung Health group (https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/lung-conditions/) as well as the Lung Cancer group.

You may also be interested in connecting with @nancyjac @waterboy @pattykuhns and joining this discussion as we grow the support group around Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency:
* Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – just been diagnosed https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/alpha-1-antitrypsin-deficiency-just-been-diagnosed/

Joan, do you have COPD?

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Replies to "Hi @merpreb @sakota and @joangma, you'll notice that I added your discussion to the Lung Health..."

Thank you Colleen. I think that mine is caused by smoking. No doctor has mentioned anything else.

I am her husband Wayne. yes I have COPD, they say it is in moderate stage -what is that stage 1-2-3-4 ???

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