Brochures & Downloads

The NAF is proud to provide brochures, articles and other downloadable resources for neuropathy patients and their families.

Brochures

cOntinuity of care policy principles and Priorities Informational Brochure

Informational brochure describing insurance principles and the NAF's position regarding these policies.

Financial Assistance Programs for IVIG and Other Medications

Informational brochure describing financial assistance options available to those with peripheral neuropathy.

complementary and alternative medicine (cam) treatments for peripheral neuropathy (pn) Informational Brochure

Informational brochure describing treatment and management options available to those with peripheral neuropathy.

MULTIFOCAL MOTOR Neuropathy (MMN) Informational Brochure

Informational brochure explaining what is multifocal motor neuropathy, plus its signs & symptoms by Jonathan Katz, MD and Richard Lewis, MD.

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) Informational Brochure

Provides information and resources to those who suffer from diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) Informational Brochure (SPANISH)

Provides information and resources to those who suffer from diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Diabetes and Nerve Damage Flyer/Poster

Informational poster describing diabetes and nerve damage to those with peripheral neuropathy.

Diabetes and Nerve Damage Flyer/Poster (Spanish)

Informational poster describing diabetes and nerve damage to those with peripheral neuropathy. (In Spanish)

Getting the Medications and Treatments You Need: CA

Contains answers to general questions regarding how prescription drug insurance works in California and the rights patients have to access necessary medications.

A Guide to Neuropathy

Provides basic information on peripheral neuropathy for patients and their families.

Your Healthcare Rights

Produced in partnership with the Los Angeles County Medical Association, this brochure offers strategies for advocating for your healthcare rights.

Audiocasts

Dr. Jeffery Ralph Discusses PN on CNN Sky RAdio

"Neuropathy means "disease of nerves. Neuropathy usually presents and numbness, pain and weakness in the limbs."

Videocasts

NAF Ad Runs on CNN Networks

"The Neuropathy Action Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that neuropathy patients obtain the necessary resources, information and tools to improve their quality of life."

ABC7 News Interview with Dominick Spatafora

"We look at how one Bay Area man has taken charge of his disease and is now empowering others to do the same."

ABC7 News Report on IVIG Access

"For people suffering from an immune deficiency, immunity therapy can be life saving. It's called IVIG, an intravenous treatment that's also effective for autoimmune disorders."

IVIG Access Information Update

"We urge you to sign the online petition and contact your local Congressman and your Senators and ask them to co-sponsor these vital pieces of legislation."

WATCH VIDEO FROM 8th ANNUAL ACTION AWARENESS day

"Recorded footage from the 2014 8th Annual Action Awareness Day in Los Angeles."

Articles

Penny Wise: Tiers of Pain - Is your medication safe from specialty tier pricing?

Neurology Now:
June/July 2011 - Volume 7 - Issue 3 - p 42–43
June 9, 2011 (Article PDF)

Taking Action For Neuropathy

"There are 20 million Americans affected by some form of neuropathy. One out of two people with diabetes have it. It's the biggest disease that people have never heard of."

Neuropathy Patient Champions Justice

"The third goal is patient empowerment. With the high cost of prescription drugs, insurance companies are often limiting access. We have a hotline where people can seek solutions."

Neuropathy: 20 Million Suffer

"If you or someone you know is running into problems getting the care you need, take a page from the book of those who stand up for neuropathy sufferers."

Activists Provide a Voice

"The system's lack of understanding of the disease means that patients often are forced to suffer through many different 'quick fixes' instead of getting the long-term care they need."

Special Reports

Legislative Task Force on Peripheral Neuropathy

Released on March 31, 2009, this report to the California Legislature outlines recommendations for improving neuropathy awareness, diagnosis and care.