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newly diagnosed (near Mild)

good day I am newly diagnosed with COPD i am 47 turning 48 years old, Former smoker, i stop smoking about 12 years ago, I am takign respimat as instructed. I have very little knowledge about COPD, can anyone give me advise on how to manage properly .. thanks

  1. Hi. Good morning. Welcome to our community. You have come to the right place, as we are all about everything COPD. As you can see as you surf the many articles and discussions on our website, we cover the various topics of copd -- some from people living with it and others from experts like myself (I am a respiratory therapist). I look forward to what others will have to share with you. In the meantime, you may enjoy some articles that offer tips for those who are newly diagnosed, such as this one ( and this one ( These may be good places to start. And if you develop further questions as you explore our community, please feel free to share your questions with us anytime and either myself or another community member will help you out. What do you think? John. community moderator.

    1. Hi John thanks for the warm welcome, will definitely browse this site, and thanks for the links to help me start to understand more.

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