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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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Patient Leader #FollowFriday – December 1st

WEGO Health does a lot of work with the IBD, Multiple Sclerosis and chronic pain communities. We can say for certain that the following three Patient Leaders are definitely worthy of your adoration on this Follow Friday! Not only are they wonderful people, but they are all 2017 WEGO Health Award nominees.     Sharon…

Hemophilia Patient Leader and Caregiver #FollowFriday – November 24th

We did a few Community Insight Groups with the Hemophilia community earlier this year and had the pleasure of getting to know a few of the incredible people advocating in this space. For this week's #FollowFriday let's meet some of the top Hemophilia and blood disorder advocates out there.     Dakota Rosenfelt Hemophilia Patient Leader Facebook …

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – November 17th

We have the opportunity to work with countless Patient Leaders who amaze us more and more every day. These Leaders are online advocating for others and helping transform healthcare for the better. Who are some of these Leaders? Where can you find them? In this #FollowFriday series we'll highlight top members of our Patient Leader…

November #WEGOHealth Chat Recap – How can pharma and healthcare companies be better partners with Patient Leaders?

In our November #WEGOHealthChat we explored how pharma and healthcare companies can work together with Patient Leaders to create solutions to some of the gaps in healthcare. We brainstormed new ideas, shared insights, and asked Patient Leaders what companies are already doing it right! Below you'll find some highlights from each discussion question but if you'd…

Despite the challenges of your health and caregiving journey, what is one thing you are thankful for?

If you're living with a chronic illness, sometimes it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I, personally, know that there are some days where it just feels like the universe is out to get you, but there are ways you can alter your perspective to see the silver…

6th Annual WEGO Health Awards Live Ceremony

It was a night of celebration, laughter, new friendships and even a few tears. The first ever live WEGO Health Awards ceremony could only be described as an absolute success.     The WEGO Health Network team, Julie, Kristen, and Jackie arrived Sunday to put together the final touches for our live ceremony and to prepare…

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