Health Activist Hero Nominees

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Julie Flygare

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

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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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@JessicaGimeno

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

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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 Moore

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

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Barby Ingle

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

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Heather

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

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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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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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Tiffany Kairos

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

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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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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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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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Aaron Blocker

My name is Aaron, and I have Crohn's, AVN, Osteoporosis, a rare genetic disease called hypophosphatasia…

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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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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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This Is My Brave, Inc.

This Is My Brave, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides a community and platform for people living…

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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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Suzanne

Hi, I'm Suzanne! My favorite word is "HOPE"; it is a verb & to have it, you must do something. I've…

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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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Steve "Remissionman" Brown

Steve has been racing marathons and triathlons for close to 30 years. He has also been living with a…

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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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