Tag: Dr. Barry Make

Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about practical ways to increase physical activity when you have COPD. https://youtu.be/Pua52WfEElI This is one of a series of four videos about COPD funded by AstraZeneca. See prior weeks’ posted videos about the benefits and challenges of physical activity for COPD patients, the effects of lowered activity levels on COPD
Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about why it’s important to stimulate patient engagement in the management of their disease. https://youtu.be/TyG9sq_U1yg The above is one of a series of four videos about COPD funded by AstraZeneca. See prior weeks’ posted videos about the benefits and challenges of physical activity and the effects of activity levels
Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about what happens when a COPD patient reduces physical activity levels. They explain that the activity level in everyday life is the best predictor of outcomes in patients with COPD, such as whether a patient will be hospitalized or even die.  The prediction power of activity level is even better than the patient’s fitness
Three leaders in their field discuss the challenges and benefits of increasing physical activity for people with COPD: Dr. Barry Make, Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health in Denver; our own Dr. Richard Casaburi of Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, a member of the faculty at UCLA School of Medicine and President of PERF; and Dr. Bruce Bender, a psychologist at National Jewish Health and Professor of Psychiatry at the Universit