Other Support

The Asthma Foundation (NZ) –

A non-profit organisation that aims to raise awareness of respiratory illnesses. They have sections on COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) that describe Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.



Alpha-1 Foundation (USA) – 

The Alpha-1 Foundation is a non profit organisation for individuals diagnosed with Alpha-1. The Foundation is dedicated to providing leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection and a cure for Alpha-1. The majority of the Board of Directors are either diagnosed with Alpha-1 or have a family member diagnosed with Alpha-1. They have educational brochures available online.



Alpha-1 Association of Australia (aaa)

An organisation dedicated to the help and support of Australians who are affected by and interested in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (A1AD).



Alpha-1 Uk Support Group



British Lung Foundation (UK) – 

This support organisation provides information on many lung diseases, including Alpha-1.



Alpha-1 Canada



Alpha-1 Global



Many hospitals provide Pulmonary (lung) Rehabilitation programmes that tailor exercise programmes and hold supervised exercise in the community