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Melanie

Hi everyone my name is Melanie and I live just outside of Durban , in South Africa . I am the creator…

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Rachel Pegler

The truth is I never intended to be here, I've rather landed up in this world with a bump. After caring…

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Erin

Erin Gilmer is a health policy attorney and patient advocate active in the epatient community, advocating…

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Jeannie Butler

I've decided to be open and talk about my life with chronic illnesses to bring awareness to what it's…

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Kim Henshaw #OzDOC

The Oz Diabetes Online Community was founded in July, 2012. For over four years the community has continued…

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Mollie E Carman

I am a 57 year old mother of 4, grandmother of 3, happy wife of 35 years! I am a private investigator…

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Carol Taylor

I'm a Methodist pastor in the North Carolina Conference, wife, mother, and Granny, who is a stage 3b…

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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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Cara E. Yar Khan

To challenge stereotypes I'll attempt to cross the Grand Canyon. In the prime of my life and career…

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Roberta Carson

I started the non-profit Zaggo to help patients & family caregivers manage illnesses and injuries, after…

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Chronic Mom

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2011 and Lyme Disease in 2012. I chose to write about my health…

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Gutless and Glamorous

At the age of 14 I was diagnosed with Crohns Disease. Little did I know at the time how drastically my…

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Chien-Chi Huang

Chien-Chi Huang is the founder of Asian Breast Cancer Project and is presently the Executive Director…

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Traci Lynn

It very hard to define yourself.....sometimes I don't think I'm describable. , my name is Traci and I…

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AnneMarie

This all began as a big joke. Cancer treatment stole my brain and in an effort to reclaim my life, I…

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Hannah Levy, Amino

Amino is a healthcare transparency company. Our free service lets you search for the most experienced…

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Sabrina Cannella

Hi there! My name is Sabrina Cannella, I'm 22 years old from Toronto, Ontario and up until 10 years ago…

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Deb (iamokaynow)

I am on an optimistic positive advocacy journey for #CureGP Gastroparesis a #MotilityDisorder #Incurable…

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stillsunflowers

Tracy L. Fischer is 26 years old and lives in the Midwest with her husband and "dog-child." In 2o14,…

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Real Talk with Dr. Offutt

In an effort to create a health dialogue specifically for teens, I created "Real Talk with Dr. Offutt…

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Effie Koliopoulos

Hi! I’m a writer, blogger, YouTuber and awareness-raising advocate. I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid…

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Becca Hartman

At the age of 17 I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I am now 25 years old, so I've been a RA…

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Sarah Hughes

After suffering postpartum preeclampsia with my second child I sought out answers and found the Preeclampsia…

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Emily Painter @emilyspeaks30

Through my blog and social media I am sharing my story and insights into life with chronic pain with…

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@NAMIMinnesota

Working to improve the lives of children & adults with mental illnesses and their families. NAMI Minnesota…

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Mariann W. Shaw

On September 18th, 2012, I stepped into a unique motherhood that told me when to hold, touch, bond, and…

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Global Health Aging

Global Health Aging is a web-based publication working to change the public discourse on healthy aging…

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Center for Endometriosis Care

The CEC is a Center of Expertise in endometriosis established over 2 decades ago by Robert B. Albee,…

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Josh Robbins HIV [imstilljosh]

HIV was a topic I wore a red ribbon -- a cause, until I learned on 1.24.12 that the first person I would…

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