From the Editor… The light has finally been turned on. As of September 20, the National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) has replaced the 2007 PRP Report with the 2017 revision. We now have a beacon of hope for PRP patients and caregivers to find as they travel the uncharted waters of pityriasis rubra pilaris. […]
It’s time for me to resurrect the PRP newsletter. Twenty-four issues (an average of 24 pages per issue) were published between April, 2014 and October, 2015. It has taken me two and a half years to get myself to a point — mentally — where I can make another 24-issue commitment. The following webpage is an
From the Editor… From the Editor The PRP Survival Guide is designed to be 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. Only we can harvest that knowledge. Share what you have learned about PRP and alcohol as a patient or caregiver. Share
From the Editor I was diagnosed with pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) on November 28, 2012 — nearly three months after a red spot appeared on my forehead. Someone from my dermatologist’s office called me to confirm the diagnosis and to schedule an appointment for the following day. All she shared with me was the proper spelling of pityriasis rubra pilaris. That evening
by Bill McCue, Founder & President, PRP Alliance, Inc. A little bit of history… When I was diagnosed with adult onset PRP on November 28, 2012, I immediately joined the PRPSupport Group and subscribed to their email-based forum. As a newcomer to that group, I was frustrated by the lack of response to the questions I posted.
. Editor’s Note: Regardless of the worthiness of any cause, you have a right say “No”.It’s very easy to say “No” when a stranger knocks on your door. Whatever they’re selling, we’re not buying. Let’s face it — we’re all getting pretty darn good at saying “No”. In fact, for most of us, “No” has become
Updated: 06/19/2020 Message from the Editor The onset of my version of PRP began in early August 2012 with the sudden appearance of a small, red spot on my right temple near my hairline. Within a week the “inconsequential” spot had grown in size — enough to prompt a call to my dermatologist. By early September the side of my
Welcome to the ReadyTalk Meet & Greet Scheduler. The PRP Alliance has arranged for a 14-day Free Trial of ReadyTalk, a video conferencing platform similar to GoToMeeting but more user friendly. The plan is to facilitate online gatherings where PRP patients and caregivers can meet, greet and chat. Based on the response, we ill schedule additional
From the Editors: The PRP Community Database currently tracks 1,622 PRP patients who are now members of the PRP Facebook and/or RareConnect Communities, or are unaligned but have a valid email address. The 2017 PRP Worldwide Census begins today with a simple goal: confirm the data we have and add data we are missing.