A society is defined by how it advocates for its most vulnerable.
Recently, the 2013 Immune Disease Foundation (IDF) National Conference “Back to Baltimore” brought together a community of patients, families, advocates, and healthcare professionals who have one thing in common—they’ve all been impacted by Primary Immune Disease. The 7th national conference provided the primary immune disease community a rare opportunity to hear, share, learn, and connect with one another. Friendships and memories made are now available to download and share on the IDF Flickr page
My colleague and I had the opportunity to participate in this educational and emotional event through the sponsorship of Vidara Pharmaceuticals. Seeing first-hand the emotional and physical impact of these diseases is heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time. A society is defined by how it advocates for its most vulnerable.The genuine connections forged between people battling these rare diseases and the healthcare professionals and researchers striving to find treatment options are unmatched outside the rare disease community. Read More