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Parent Caregiver Mentor Profile

Lois Woltag


PH Caregiver since 1998

"I am the mother of a very spirited teenage daughter who was diagnosed when she was 4 years old. I am a retired special education teacher who is comfortable communicating with school personnel about accommodations for a child with pulmonary hypertension.

About Lois:

  • Born in 1951
  • Languages: English

About Lois's Loved One:

  • Patient's year of birth: 1994
  • Type of PH: Associated with Congenital Heart Defect

Lois feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • infused medication
  • oral medication
  • communicating with school personnel about PH
  • communicating with children about PH
  • parenting a child with PH

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