Month: May 2012


Setting the Record Straight: Lyme Disease

May is Setting the Record Straight month here at WEGO Health and we’re excited to hear from YOU about the myths & misconceptions that irk you most.  We recently reached out to some Health Activists who participate in the Lyme Disease community and asked them to share their top myths & misconceptions about Lyme Disease.…

#HAchat Recap: Finding Identity in Diagnosis

When you’re getting to know someone for the first time, there are certain things about yourself that you want them to know. You may not even realize that you’re doing it, but there are certain key pieces of information that whether consciously or subconsciously, you need them to know. Maybe it’s your profession, or where…

What Depression Health Activists Want You To Know

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, WEGO Health conducted a Health Activist Roundtable with several members of the online Depression community – Tiffany, Corey, Dani, Will, and Patrick.  They shared some very honest and important feedback based on their experiences within the community and we wanted to make sure you had a chance…

Celiac Disease – A Health Activist Perspective

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, WEGO Health recently got in touch with Celiac Disease and Diabetes Health Activist Bridget who blogs over at Bridget Writes.  As someone who focuses on both diabetes and gluten-free, Bridget had some great things to share with us about Celiac Disease.   What do you wish other Health…

Today's #HAchat – Identity in Diagnosis?

Image credit: inkytwist on Flickr To wrap-up our month of identifying, confronting, and correcting myths - today's chat will center around the idea of identity. Last week we got literal: sharing myths and truths about ourselves as patients, e-patients, and Health Activists. Let's continue with that idea - but get a bit more philosophical.  …

Mental Health Month – Focus on Bipolar Disorder

  WEGO Health recently held a Health Activist Roundtable discussion focused on the bipolar disorder community and had the chance to discuss bipolar disorder with 3 awesome Bipolar Disorder Health Activists – Carlton, Cimmerian Ink, and Julie.  They shared some very honest and important feedback based on their experiences within the community and we wanted…
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