COPD - Facts
- COPD used to be thought of as an “old
man’s disease.” Now, 53 percent of people
with it are women. Almost 70 percent of
people with it are under age 65.
- More than 12 million American adults
- COPD cannot be cured, but it can be
managed and treated. The key is to manage
your disease and live better with it.
Our Healthy Options COPD care management
program is designed to assist members in the
effective management of chronic obstructive
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