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This information was reviewed and approved by Jeffrey James Swigris, DO, MS (9/1/2017).

How is IPF Managed

People with IPF can become actively involved in the management of their disease.

Participation in the treatment plan will help people with IPF, their caregivers and family members achieve the best possible results.


IPF management includes:

Now that you have an overview of IPF management, let’s review each topic in more detail.


Partnering with Your Health Care Provider

Ask questions and work together to formulate a comprehensive treatment plan to manage IPF.


Learn More about IPF

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