Patient Leader


Noblesville, IN


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Anywhere one looks in the diabetes online community, Rick can be found offering his unwavering support. He regularly refers others' blogs to Rick is also active in the RA community by organizing RA Blog Week. Both the diabetes and RA communities are blessed by his presence.

Rick uses Facebook as well or better than any other person in his community. He operates a web site for RADiabetes as well as his own personal web site.  — Rick

Rick is a leader in the patient community. His dedication to both diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis issues is remarkable. He started the annual RA Blog week in which he collaborates w/other bloggers to spread awareness. Rick's intelligence & kindness shines through in all he does. He supports others in the patient advocacy world and is a true leader  — kelly

What can you say about Rick's blog! Packed with everything from humor and his ability to tell a great story, to providing resources for other advocates. His site is so well rounded and educational that I am always telling other advocates to drop by his site. I think his sight has everything that a great blog needs!  — Ross


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