Patient Mentor Profile



Diagnosed in 2001

"I am a stay at home "Mimi" and mom, active in my local support group, love making earrings and watching HGTV and movies when time allows. I'm not a fan of PH, cause fans sit on the sidelines and cheer. I want to be involved in awareness and advocacy."

About Janet:

  • Born in 1962
  • Lives in North Carolina
  • Type of PH: Idiopathic (formerly known as primary)
  • Languages: English

Janet feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • infused medication
  • supplementary oxygen
  • traveling with PH
  • organizing medical records
  • advocacy and awareness-raising
  • fundraising and organizing special events
  • local support groups

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