Month: August 2016


Feature Friday: John Cummings, COPD Health Activist

  “You have to be somewhat crazy to try a triathlon. To try a triathlon with COPD, you’re just out of your mind.”   Out of his mind? Perhaps. I’ll stick with saying that health activist John Cummings is just admirably motivated to prove to others COPD is no reason to hold back. “I tell…

Join us to Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 7

The third-annual Color The World Orange is Nov. 7 and we need your support!   Color The World Orange  is an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). Around the world on Nov. 7 supporters will be wearing…

How to Turn a “Turn in the Road” Into Your Turning Point

You’re on a road, and you have to make an unexpected turn. Sounds like life, right? I’m the only person in the world that feels this hopeless. How can things ever get better? I feel so alone. These thoughts raced through my head for years. These were thoughts I had when my “thought-out” life took…

So, What Exactly Is Truvio?

Truvio…such an interesting name for a survey platform.  What exactly is it? Well, I’m glad you asked!  I’ll tell you what it is and how we use the responses we receive. So, what is Truvio? The name, Truvio, means “the true voice of the patient” which is exactly what we are getting from you.  We…

Feature Friday: Rick Phillips, RA and Type 1 Heath Activist

A blog about Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diabetes may seem like an odd combination, but as a person with both conditions, Rick Phillips could not seem to separate the two. After 33 years with diabetes, Rick had figured he might have some insight to share and created his blog hoping to improve the lives of others living…

2016 Health Activist Awards

The WEGO Health team is overwhelmed by the amount of nominations we have received so far! We’re grateful to meet so many inspiring health activists and share in your achievements. Now that nominations are underway, we wanted to take a minute to explain the process of this year’s program. It’s similar to People’s Choice Awards,…
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