Asthma is a chronic condition that can significantly reduce one's quality of life. A diagnosis can mean daily challenges ad can have significant implications. But living well with asthma is possible. Well-controlled asthma is possible with support from health care providers and appropriate treatment plans. Like any chronic condition, it takes some effort to determine [...]
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Disclaimer As I write this brief bit of advice for my patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, it is early January and Health Canada has approved two vaccines now being distributed throughout Canada. I live in and practice medicine in the province of Ontario so my understanding of this rollout reflects what is happening in this [...]
During these early days of the Covid 19 crisis, I’ve spent much of my time on the telephone with my patients. I’m not seeing patients routinely in my office and for the most part, it’s been a matter of verifying that my patients are stable, repeating their prescriptions and planning on a rescheduled appointment [...]
While many things have slowed down as of late Dr. Chapman has been as busy as ever. With virtual offerings, Dr. Chapman has continued to help advance research to help those living with respiratory conditions. The European Respiratory Society International conference celebrated its 30th year with an online conference. You can hear Dr. Chapman, [...]
You are a special butterfly, a unique person with individual traits and characteristics - so is your asthma. While there is a general understanding of what asthma is there are large variations in the severity of the condition and treatment options. When overwhelmed with options it is nice to turn to science to understand what [...]