It is important to take your AlphaKit to your next appointment. All it takes is a simple fingerstick for you both to know.
This Alpha-1 Discussion Guide will help you talk with your healthcare professional about your current COPD symptoms and any questions you might have about the AlphaKit test.
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Reference: What causes alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/aat/causes. Updated October 11, 2011. Accessed (...)
For some people, their COPD is actually related to a rare genetic condition called alpha-antitrypsin deficiency, or alpha-1 for short.