A disease that lasts 3 months or longer is called “chronic.” Chronic diseases affect more than 40% of the population, estimated at as many as 133 million people in the US.  Inspire’s chronic disease communities are active and engaged.


US Americans with chronic disease(s)

Chronic Disease Communities on Inspire


chronic disease-related groups


affected by chronic disease

Information Sought by Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Patients and Caregivers

Overwhelmingly, when those with PF or their caregiver turn to any of the previously reviewed sources of information, they are looking for either treatment-specific or information about the disease itself.

PF treatment-specific information

PF disease-specific information

Information on patient support groups

Tips/tactics around better ways to communicate with physican(s)

Support materials for other detailing PF and its symptoms

Information on pharma-sponsored, patient support programs

Insurance reinbursement support materials



“Coming here has greatly helped me get the answers to many questions I’ve had.”

Inspire’s chronic disease-related nonprofit partners

Chronic disease nonprofits interested in partnering
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Research to better understand those affected by chronic disease
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