COPD overview

More than 15 million people in the United States are diagnosed with COPD, yet an estimated 24 million have evidence of lung function impairment.1,2

To meet the health care demands of the COPD population, effective treatment strategies and comprehensive disease management are critical.

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  1. Wheaton AG, Cunningham, TJ, Ford ES, Croft JB; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Employment and activity limitations among adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—United States, 2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015;64(11):289-295.
  2. Mannino DM, Homa DM, Akinbami LJ, Ford ES, Redd SC. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease surveillance - United States, 1971-2000. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2002;51(6):1-16.