Health Activist Hero Nominees

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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

Jenni Grover 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, AVN, Osteoporosis, a rare genetic disease called hypophosphatasia…

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@AlishaMBridges

I've dealt with severe plaque psoriasis for over 20 years, an autoimmune disease that affects the skin…

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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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Julie Cerrone

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

I’m primarily an Inflammatory Bowel Disease and ostomy advocate on multiple social media platforms; YouTube,…

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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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Julie Flygare

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

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The Psych Central Show With Host Gabe Howard

My name is Gabe Howard and I'm an award-winning writer & speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders.…

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@JessicaGimeno

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

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Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore is a filmmaker, speaker & founder of NoStigmas, a global peer support network for mental…

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The #BCSM Community

The Breast Cancer Social Media (BCSM) community began with a simple question – could the power of social…

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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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Life Takes Guts - @reneesfight

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

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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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Heather

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

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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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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for 150 Chronic Pain Diseases | President, International Pain Foundation | Best…

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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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Hurt Blogger - Britt

Britt Johnson is an ePatient advocate empowering patients to be the drivers of their health while making…

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Alem Matthees

Thanks! Hi. I struggle with ME/CFS and have an interest in the critical evaluation of psychological factors…

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Chronically_Emily

Hello Everyone! My name is Emily and I am a 17 year old battling multiple chronic illnesses. To help…

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Jane Colby FRSA

As a school principal I developed severe ME from a polio-related virus (1985). An ME activist since 1991,…

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