Health Activist Hero Nominees

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Do I Look Sick?

1 in 2 people have an invisible, chronic illness. Health isn't just skin deep. Rachel blogs about…

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Jacob

Jacob Moore is a filmmaker, public speaker & founder of NoStigmas.org, a global peer support network…

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Life Takes Guts - @reneesfight

Since being diagnosed with Gastroparesis caused by Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Dysautonomia, I have gone…

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Julie Flygare

Julie Flygare, JD, is a leading narcolepsy spokesperson, award-winning author, and blogger diagnosed…

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, asthma,…

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Tiffany Kairos

As an epilepsy fighter, I am passionate about epilepsy advocacy, education, awareness and support. I…

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MarlaJan- Luck Fupus

I drew the short straw in the family gene pool- but I ain't mad about it. I was born w/ a heart defect…

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Heather

Patient and client advocacy is one of the paramount responsibilities of care. Patient engagement, ability…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is a Reality TV Star #ExtremeTimeCheaters #TLC | Cheerleader of HOPE *\O/* | A Face of RSD & Chronic…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Amanda Siebe, #PatientsNotAddicts, Disabled Americans for Change

Amanda is the founder and CEO of Disabled Americans for Change (NPO and 501c3) which is the largest grassroots…

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Bob DeMarco

Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR). AlzheimersReadingRoom.com The…

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Jenni Grover Prokopy

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

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Aaron Blocker

My name is Aaron, and I have Crohn's Disease and Avascular Necrosis. When I was diagnosed, I had never…

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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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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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Juls | It's Just A Bad Day

Just because it's a bad day doesn't mean you have a bad life! Living with a chronic illness can be hard,…

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Megan, The Front Butt YouTuber

Hello, my name is Megan and I’m an Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ostomy advocate on The Front Butt YouTuber…

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Dr. Patty Verdugo, PsyD

I became ill when I was 20 years old. I have had multiple back surgeries, including one that should never…

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Project HEAL

Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live is a 501(c) not-for-profit organization in the United States…

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Gabe Howard

Gabe Howard is a professional speaker, award-winning writer, and mental health advocate who battles bipolar…

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Puja Rios

Puja shows that it's possible to live a damn good life with Chronic Pain. Her Huffington Post blog, Me…

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David Susman PhD

I'm a clinical psychologist and mental health advocate. My blog (davidsusman.com) is focused on mental…

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@BabbleOnBrooke

Following a spinal injury 5 years ago, I, a professional speaker, slowly lost the ability to speak, and…

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Dr Neal Houston

Trained to work with diverse individuals in complex situations - By listening, observing, assessing skills,…

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