Meet the Nominees

Angela Milnes

I write about and raise awareness for illness and chronic conditions which I and others suffer which…

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www.breastcancerfreebies.com

I am a breast cancer survivor and founder of www.breastcancerfreebies.com, a website that helps breast…

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Betsy Blondin

As a 48-year veteran of migraine disease, I have always been and will continue to be available as a source…

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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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Blood Sugar Trampoline/Grainne

My name is Grainne. I live on the west coast of Ireland. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 23 years…

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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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Erica

Hello - I'm Erica from Celiac and the Beast! I named this blog Celiac and the Beast because I’ve always…

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Dawn Marie Meeks

I've lived with Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and POTS nearly all my life but was only diagnosed at…

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Trina Chambers-Bradlee

Janice Tindle, Angela Ronson, and myself are fellow Administrators of a Facebook page which was created…

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Virginia Naeve

I share the journey that I experienced for 9 years after my Mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.…

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DefeattheBeast

My wife Colleen was diagnosed with multiple system atrophy in 2013 after 5 years of misdiagnoses. A rare…

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Frank Rivera

I am a patient advocate as well as a patient for Sarcoidosis. I was diagnosed in 2011, but was misdiagnosed…

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Tsara Shelton

A girl: I imagined being a writer and a mom. A writer of stories that explored our reasons and a mom…

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Melissa Compton

I am Melissa Compton and I am an adult living with epilepsy. I founded My Purple Friends Epilepsy Awareness…

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TheToiletMe&IBD

In September 2015 we founded a campaign to raise awarensss of inflammatory Bowel Disease. The campaign…

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Sita Gaia

Hi! I am Sita and I have been an advocate for Epilepsy ever since 2012. I felt very lonely when my seizures…

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Sharon Rose Nissley, Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom

Rare Disease Activist | Creator | Interior Designer | Beagle Lover | Artist | Reader | Swims the Sea…

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Cathy Kramer

Rheumatoid arthritis is a part of who I am. Understanding that, I share my journey of RA and how it relates…

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Dr Brian

Streptococcus mutans put a hit on me..... I feel the weight of millions of primary molars on my shoulders…

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Tom Seaman

For nearly 20 years I have lived with dystonia, a neurological movement disorder. Being involved in support…

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Kathy

In the summer of 1998, after carefully weighing all my options with my doctor, I was admitted to the…

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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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Danny Bowman

My name is Danny Bowman. I started my own campaign on mental health and body image with Fixers UK…

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The Frey Life

We are daily vloggers on YouTube showing the ups and downs of everyday life with Cystic Fibrosis! Encouraging…

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Lisa

I have been an attorney for over 30 years. Over the last 7 years, my practice has focused primarily on…

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Ginny Mason

Ginny is a nurse (& grandma!), diagnosed with triple negative inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) in 1994.…

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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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Starla

I am a married mother of 3 who has been battling MS since 12/13/2007. Living with MS has changed my…

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Lisa Cypers Kamen

Broadcasting consciously crafted brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Lisa mindfully curates…

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