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Jackie Zimmerman is the Patient Leader Network Manager for WEGO Health. She is also an ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis patient and the founder of <a>Girls With Guts</a>. Jackie has been blogging and advocating for over 10 years.  You can find Jackie on <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jackiezimm">Twitter </a>and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/wegojackiez">Facebook</a>.

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What did you accomplish this year that you’re most proud of?

As 2017 winds down, we're all reflecting on the year we've had. At WEGO Health, we launched WEGO Health Experts and did our very best to improve healthcare and the lives of Patient Leaders everywhere. But WEGO Health isn't the only one out there changing healthcare! Far from it, in fact. Each and every day our Patient…

Patient Leaders Share Their Health Journeys & Their Pets

Here at WEGO Health, we are definitely pet people. In fact, we often share pictures of our furry family members internally for what we've coined as Pet Picture Friday! We love our pets because they bring us so much happiness, but also because of the healing that goes along with being a pet owner. As…

December #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Financially Supporting Your Online Advocacy

In our December #WEGOHealthChat, our host Brooke Abbot walked us through how to financially support your online advocacy. From sponsored blogs to advisory boards, the network talked about several ways to connect with sponsors and make some money, while still maintaining your personal brand. If you're looking for ways to fund your advocacy work, this…

Announcing the 2018 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

2017 was a tremendous year for WEGO Health and our Patient Leaders. Working with the 2016 - 2017 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board proved to extremely impactful and we appreciate all of the hard work and insights each board member contributed over the last year. It was a challenge to narrow down, but here…

Epilepsy Awareness Month and the #MyEpilepsyHero Campaign

That’s a wrap for November. So, what was WEGO Health up to the last 30 days? WEGO Health was actively involved with a client's #MyEpilepsyHero campaign. Starting on September 18th, 2017 and running through November 30th, 2017 WEGO Health partnered up to raise epilepsy awareness and money for the Epilepsy Foundation. This campaign (which is still…

Multiple Sclerosis Patient Leader #FollowFriday – December 8th

We will be hosting Community Insight Groups with the Multiple Sclerosis community later this month and decided for this week's #FollowFriday, we'd share some of the wonderful people we've met in this community — but with a twist! Although studies say that women are twice as likely to develop MS than their male counterparts, we're focusing on three of…

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