Category: Feature Friday


Feature Friday: Morgan Gleason, Rare Disease Patient Leader

Do you remember being eleven years old? Most of us can only recollect things related to braces, cooties and the playground. Morgan Gleason however, has a different story. Her family knew Morgan to be a normal kid- she spent time with friends, was active, and participated in cheerleading. Then one day Morgan began to notice…

Webinar: How To Be An Empowered Advocate

You were just told that you or a loved one has a health condition or a disability - now what do you do? Once you get over the denial phase of the diagnosis, only then can you start advocating. Only then can you begin to look for the best healthcare providers, to provide the best…

Feature Friday: Martinus Evans – Obesity/Weight Loss Patient Leader

After 20 weeks of physical therapy for a hip pain, Martinus Evans visited an orthopedic specialist hoping for some answers. “Mr. Evans, it’s because you’re fat and you need to start walking and losing weight.” Although shocked and embarrassed, Martinus’ response was clear. Screw walking, I’ll run a marathon. His doctor said it was the…

#FeatureFriday: Ilana Jacqueline, Rare Disease Patient Leader

February 28 marks Rare Disease Day! The day was created to bring widespread recognition to rare diseases and the patients they impact. On February 28th, patients and families around the globe will share their stories in hopes of promoting awareness of the challenges and needs of those within the Rare Disease Community. WEGO Health is…

Feature Friday: Jenni Grover, Chronic Conditions Health Activist

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a new diagnosis, a problem with insurance or just one of those days when all you want to do is sleep. But having a chronic illness does not mean you can’t have a fabulous life. In fact, Jenni Grover is on a mission to help all women struggling with…

Feature Friday: Presenting the 2016 WEGO Health Activist Award Nominees!

  The WEGO Health team is super excited to present our 2016 Health Activist Award Nominees!   Each of you were nominated because you positively impacted someone’s life and that is certainly something to celebrate and be proud of- so take a moment to pat yourself on your back (yes- we are giving you permission…

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