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  • Oct 3, 2023

    Persistence

    Sotirios from New Jersey shares his inspirational journey of SFN: from diagnosis to symptom management. “Am I having a heart attack?” That is what I found asking myself in February…
  • Sep 7, 2023

    TREATING ANTI-MAG PN – A LOOK BACK AND WHAT MAY BE COMING

    Anti-MAG neuropathy refers to a rare auto-immune associated cause of peripheral neuropathy (PN). In this case, the person’s own immune system (specifically, the IgM monoclonal antibodies) attack nerve cells required…
  • Aug 7, 2023

    Coping with Chronic Pain

    My name is Brooke Gottesman. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) working in mental health since 2004. I am currently in part-time private practice in NY with a…
  • Jul 28, 2023

    Importance of Peripheral Neuropathy Recognized in Appropriations Act

    Since 2019, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy has been actively engaged in a campaign to increase federal funding for peripheral neuropathy research. We had an extraordinary breakthrough in fiscal year 2021,…
  • Jul 27, 2023

    PN Renewed in Senate Defense Bill

    On July 27, 2023, the Senate Committee on Appropriations approved by a large bipartisan vote the Senate version of the fiscal year 2024 Defense Appropriations Act. As it has in the…
  • Jul 7, 2023

    Donor Advised Funds: A Great Way to Give

    The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is a 100% donor supported 501(c)3 charitable organization. Through research funding, awareness, and patient education, our work advances our mission to improve the lives…
  • Jun 27, 2023

    Jell-O on the Beach

    An avid hiker and outdoor enthusiast, Jane shares her most challenging climb – her journey to live with and thrive despite her peripheral neuropathy. Jane recently shared her story with…
  • May 31, 2023

    What Nerve!

    At 98, Gloria Potter shares her experience of falling down and getting back up. “What nerve!” We have heard that exclaimed over the years, but the meaning was only one…