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Jenni Grover

Jenni Grover is Founder/Editrix of ChronicBabe.com, where she draws on her experience with fibromyalgia…

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Tiffany Westrich-Robertson

I am a patient living with RA, Sjogren's, & Axial Spondy & CEO of IFAA: International Foundation for…

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VeganOstomy

My name is Eric, and I have a permanent ileostomy as a result of Crohn's Disease - and I eat plants …

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Ronny Allan

I was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting with weight…

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Global Hydranencephaly Foundation Family-to-Family Resource Network

The Global Hydranencephaly Foundation is a family driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing…

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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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Ann Marie

I launched Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer, my fierce and unconventional initiative to support others engaged…

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Paul Antico

Three of my five children have food allergies. In 2010, inspired by my family’s frustrations, finding…

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Lori Raines

I'm Lori and I have generalized dystonia. It is barely heard of and living with it is as complex as…

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ChiToBe Wellness

Daily, the global community of "Chi-lifters" save the lives of people who feel overwhelmed to the snapping…

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Melissa Adams VanHouten

Having been diagnosed with Gastroparesis in February 2014, I know first-hand how life-altering this illness…

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Spoonie Strong

Hi my name is Sarah Grace and I am 16 years old. I have been diagnosed with many different illnesses.…

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Melissa Olephant- Live Laugh Lyme

Chronic Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed & is often hard to treat. It can be confusing, painful, scary,…

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@BabbleOnBrooke

Following a spinal injury 6 years ago, I, a professional speaker, slowly lost the ability to speak &…

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Action For Adrenal Awareness

Our team knows what it means to live with this rare, invisible and sometimes fatal disease-Addison's…

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Uzma Yunus MD

Metastatic breast cancer thriver, Physician, Ford Model of Courage and Mom and Author of my forthcoming…

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Katie Brown

At age 22 I became a cancer survivor. At age 29 my dad was diagnosed with the deadliest cancer killer,…

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Jules

Founder of The Chronically Awesome Foundation, blogger, podcaster, advocate. I am an advocate for patients…

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Surviving Chronic Pain

Surviving Chronic Pain is a community of chronic pain patients who have come together to spread awareness…

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Wendy Station, Founder and President, Encephalitis Global

When people see me standing at the front of a group speaking, it's easy for them to assume, "she looks…

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Jessica Byrne

Hi I am Jessica and I have several autoimmune diseases which led me to start LupusMommies.com and Lupus…

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Lawrence

I have had diabetes for 43 years and RA for 17. Recently I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis,…

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Young's People Chronic Illnesses

Young People, Chronic Illnesses is an Instagram page that was started in 2015. It is run by a group of…

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MGH Diabetes Education

When you have Diabetes, life can be difficult. Managing medications, blood glucose testing, and maintaining…

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Molly's Fund Fighting Lupus

It is our mission at Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus to EDUCATE the public and the medical community about…

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SpoonieStrong

Childhood cancer survivor and chronic illness warrior, Stephanie Wilson started her blog SpoonieStrong…

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