Happy fall! With the changing of the seasons here in the Midwest, we’re looking forward to spending time outside in the cooler weather, enjoying slow-cooked meals, and curling up with a cozy read. PN can make it harder to enjoy this time of year, so we’ve put together some articles to help you find some daily joy while we continue to work toward improved therapies, and one day, cures.
“Persistence,” by Sotirios
Meet Sotirios – a friend of FPN’s and a patient who suffers from peripheral neuropathy. Sotirios took time to share his story and journey with us, and we’re pleased to now share it with you.
Read his story here.
Hereditary Neuropathies & The Benefits of Genetic Testing
On October 11, at 11:30 a.m. ET, FPN welcomes Amanda Peltier, MD and Emily Brown, MGC, CGC to discuss hereditary neuropathies and the benefits of genetic testing. During this webinar, our experts will address the problem of misdiagnoses and the benefits of getting genetic testing early on, to lead patients down the right path for treatment. This program will also address the value of genetic counseling for families that are impacted by hereditary diseases. There will be a Q & A session following the presentation.
Fall Activities for Those with Chronic Illness
Looking for ways you can enjoy the autumn weather, even with peripheral neuropathy? Check out these recommended autumn activities for spoonies (those suffering from chronic illness).
Best Shoes for PN
Finding the right footwear when you have neuropathy can be a real challenge. Here, Anna Wenner tries to narrow down the search, to help you find a place to start in your journey for the best shoes for your neuropathy.