Resource Guide for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706
This site provides detailed patient education information about COPD and its treatment, including nutritional therapies, safe exercise, reducing the symptoms of COPD, and use of supplemental oxygen. There is also information on how to get help to quit smoking or to reduce indoor air pollution and links to other lung-related health and patient-oriented sites.
3300 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062-2348
1-800-343-2227 (toll free)
This site provides medical information, up-to-date medical alerts regarding medications used to treat lung diseases, and links to patient support groups and other informative sites.
1301 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004
1-800-548-8252 (lung helpline)
This site provides a wide array of information on COPD as well as other lung diseases. The information includes health statistics, risk factors, treatment options, research studies, publications related to lung disease, local programs and events, and links to other lung-related sites.
NHLBI Health Information Center
Attn: Web Site
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
This site provides detailed medical information and patient education pamphlets that can be printed out. It also provides information about current treatment and on-going research. There are numerous links to other sites that might be useful for people with COPD as well as other heart and lung diseases.
Last reviewed September 2012 by Brian Randall
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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