Patient-to-Patient Support Line Volunteer Profile



Diagnosed in 2005

I am retired military, and was a teacher before I was diagnosed with PH. I love to travel and continue to do so even though I have to have supplemental oxygen. My motto is Live, Love and Laugh.

About Laurie:

  • Born in 1959
  • Lives in New Mexico
  • Type of PH: Associated with another condition
  • Associated Conditions: Scleroderma, Sleep Apnea, Reynauds, Sojerns and gastroinrestinal issues
  • Languages: English

Laurie feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • oral medication
  • supplementary oxygen
  • traveling with PH
Disclaimer: Patient-to-Patient Support Line volunteers are available to provide hope and support to PH patients and caregivers. They are not intended to provide medical advice on individual matters, which should be obtained directly from a physician.