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Dr.

As a child of the Civil Right Movement, I have active in addressing issues related equity from education…

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Joseph Potocny

I am retired since 50 from the computer field. Am a published author and exec-co producer of Fragile…

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Barbara Younger

I created Friend for the Ride: Encouraging Words for the Menopause and Midlife Roller Coaster. I cover…

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HappyHealthyHer

Hi! I'm Michelle and I started HappyHealthyHer.com as part of my own healing journey. By using natural…

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Singlerheum

Hi, I'm 46 years old and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Disease in January 2015. I live in the beautiful…

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@crohnswarrior

My instagram is @crohnswarrior, I am 19 years old and i've been battling with Crohn's Disease for 6 years.…

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Melody Moezzi

I'm a writer, attorney, speaker, activist & award-winning author. I'm also a United Nations Global Expert…

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Sarah Knotts Sugabetic

I love all things with diabetes technology and gadgets. I love to experiment and share my experiences…

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Stephanie Aleite

I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in 1996, when I was five years old. My blog, The Young…

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Dystonie Treff online e.V.

Dystonia is the third most common neurological movement disorder, but hardly anyone knows it. Therefore,…

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Dr Jeff Rice

Dr. Rice is the CEO and founder of Healthcare Bluebook. Healthcare Bluebook’s mission is to help consumer…

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Joel T Nowak

What do you do when do are told you have cancer? How do you navigate the basics? How do you learn about…

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Stephanie Tait of The Joy Parade

Stephanie Tait is a blogger, author, and public speaker living in Salem, Oregon. Whether on her blog,…

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Lesley Andrews

As Director of Pathways, I manage support, wellness and education programs for women with cancer. Our…

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Sam Bramham OAM

Sam Bramham certainly entered Paralympic competition with a splash when he broke the 100m Butterfly world…

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CancerGirl730

When I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I felt so alone. Statistically, I knew there were many young…

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Thomas Exler

I was born with bladder exstrophy, and I have had the opportunity to speak all over the US and around…

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Amanda

I began blogging about living with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2009, approximately 3 years after diagnosis.…

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Tom

I help run Arts & Minds, a network of people interested in creativity and mental health in Leeds, UK.…

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Jennifer "Jay" Palumbo

As a freelance writer, Infertility Subject Matter Expert and Women’s Health and Patient Advocate, my…

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Medicine X

Medicine X is a program that looks at the intersection of emerging technologies and medicine with a patient…

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Phil Esgate

I'm an Advocate for Disabled People Executive Committee for Wigan Access for the Disabled Founder of…

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Lynda Cheldelin Fell

Lynda Cheldelin Fell founded the award-winning Grief Diaries and Real Life Diaries book series to help…

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Adrenal Insufficiency Coalition

The Adrenal Insufficiency Coalition was founded in January 2016 by Maria Stewart. After an extensive…

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Joe and Rebecca Lombardo

Joe and Rebecca have been married 15 years. Rebecca has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and several…

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Richard Kreis

My name is Richard, I am married (20 years) with 2 amazing adult daughters and a wonderful adult son.…

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Just Mildly Medicated

My name is Carrie and I am an Army wife, mother of 4 kiddos and a goldendoodle. I have a thin filter…

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