PRP Alliance

Month: September 2018

Challenges of PRP

EDITOR’S NOTE: While PRP is not life-threatening, it is absolutely life-altering. The journey from onset through redemption is not a high-speed highway with a beautiful view. To the contrary, it can be a treacherous road of pain and discomfort, a seemingly endless series of hills and mountain-like barriers with road blocks and detours to impede your …

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Chapter 2 — Treating PRP

From the Editor… PRP Awareness Month (November 1-30) provides an opportunity for the PRP community to revisit the PRP Survival Guide and reassess the current information. What’s missing? What information do you want to have available. What questions are in need of answers? Share your thought via email to editor@prpSurvivalGuide.org. The focus here is on treatment options (prescription drugs and …

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Focus on Fingernails

From the Editor The PRP Survival Guide is a repository of experiences and insights shared by PRP patients and their caregivers. Collectively, the PRP community possesses a wealth of practical knowledge about pityriasis rubra pilaris. We need to harvest that knowledge for those in need of enlightenment. Share what you have learned about the impact of PRP on …

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UCLA PRP Survey

There has never been a WORLDWIDE SCIENTIFIC SURVEY of 1,000 PRP patients! … until now. On July 29, 2018, over 1,100 PRP patients (or their caregivers) were invited to participate in the UCLA PRP Survey. While 418 (41%) opened the email, only 128 clicked the link to the UCLA PRP Survey page. Said another way: …

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ARCHIVE PRP Advocacy

As an ultra-rare skin disorder, PRP must find allies to open doors. How can the PRP community most effectively impact improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and research for PRP? Some basic questions… What is a patient advocate? What is a PRP advocate? What are the advocacy Issues? ✽  PRP Advocacy Agenda — June 2017 With …

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