Best in Show: Community Nominees

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Tiffany Kairos

Diagnosed with epilepsy, as an advocate for the cause, I find it a mission and passion to raise awareness,…

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Ronny Allan

Ronny Allan was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting…

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iPain Living Magazine

iPain Living Magazine delivers relevant information on chronic pain challenges, tips, tools and resources…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for PTs w 150+ Chronic & Rare Diseases | Pres. International Pain Foundation (vol…

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Founded in March 2014, the #GetYourBellyOut campaign aims to support those affected by inflammatory bowel…

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Fibromyalgia Care Society of America, Inc.

Founded in 2015, the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America (FCSA) is devoted to revolutionizing how fibromyalgia…

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Tiffany Early

I am a 32 year old former teacher (now disabled). I blog to raise awareness of chronic and invisible…

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Buddy Project

Buddy Project is a non-profit movement that aims to prevent suicide and self-harm by pairing people as…

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As an advocate sharing my experiences with life with PCOS and mental health struggles, I work endlessly…

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Teri Robert

Eighteen years ago, when I turned to the Internet for help with chronic Migraine, I had no idea how much…

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Positivity In Pain

At Positivity In Pain, we believe in positivity and realistic optimism, as well as finding the joy and…

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Khafre Kujichagulia Abif

Khafre Kujichagulia Abif, MLS is an Atlanta-based HIV/AIDS, Bisexual, and Social Justice activist, writer,…

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Annie Appleseed

Diagnosed with breast cancer in Jan 1993, suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Chose no chemotherapy,…

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Bipolar Hot Mess

Bipolar II, chronic pain, and eating disorders are my main focus.I first tried blogging in 2011 with…

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Lisa M Guzzardi

I am a dedicated patient advocate for hereditary breast & ovarian cancers . It was 4 years ago when I…

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I live with rheumatoid arthritis & through my social media, I show my ups & downs of what living with…

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Purple Wings Charity

At Purple Wings we want to show the world that having an ostomy isn’t all that bad. Our mission is to…

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Stoma in a teacup

Hi I'm Shell aka Stoma in a teacup. I'm 34 & suffered active UC for 10 years. I had my colon & rectum…

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International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society

International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society (IAES) is a Family/Patient centered non-profit that assists…

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Epilepsy Positivity

After struggling with my epilepsy for years I decided that more awareness and support was needed. In…

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Serve on the Advisory Board of Cloudbreak Health, a telemedicine platform that provides more than 650…

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Mary Pettigrew

I'm an eclectic, creative gal from Texas. I'm a passionate writer, blogger, & a website SEO partner…

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Colitis to Ostomy

I blog about life with an ileostomy after having Ulcerative Colitis since I was about 10; I'm now in…

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Jeaette Purkis

I am an autistic author, public speaker and autism advocate an also have a diagnosis of atypical schizophrenia.…

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Ryan Williams

My grandmother had alzheimer's disease. Watching her go through the disease was terrible. I wanted to…

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Invisible No More

Invisible No More is a non-profit organization that supports kids and teenagers with chronic illnesses…

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Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen is Senior Managing Director at GE Ventures leading the firm’s healthcare venture fund which…

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Terri Coutee

I am a two-time breast cancer survivor who chose to have breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy.…

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Christine Von Raesfeld

I’m an advocate for lupus and other conditions, I‘m involved with a local Nonprofit and have met with…

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