Category: Patient Leader Network


Patient Leader #FollowFriday – July 13th, 2018

Endorsements for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards opened this week and we are blown away at how many people are standing up to support their fellow Patient Leaders! In our first week we have received almost 2,000 endorsements. Let that sink in. In 5 days, 2,000 people have taken the time to endorse someone they…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Platform Power Tips for Patient Leaders- Twitter

It's not easy doing amazing things in only 280 characters - creating easily digestible thoughts can be difficult with health stories and research! Yet there are some Patient Leaders who truly excel at it. In this #PatientLeader webinar, we're sitting down with 3 top tweeters in the Patient Leader Network to hear their best practices,…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – July 6th, 2018

Endorsements for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards open next week and we are so incredibly excited for the next phase of this awards cycle. Before we start narrowing down our finalist, let's take a minute to throw back to some of our finalists from last year. Each week we introduce you to three Patient Leaders…

Endorsements are OPEN for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards

Congratulations to the Patient Leaders nominated for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards!  Each year we are in awe of the nominees for the WEGO Health Awards and this year was no different! We're honored to meet so many new faces and can't wait to celebrate your accomplishments. If you haven't checked out all the fabulous…

Gaucher’s Patient Leader #FollowFriday – June 29th, 2018

This week we're featuring three Patient Leaders in the Gaucher's Disease community. Never heard of Gaucher's? That's not surprising considering it affects between 1 in 50,000 and 1 in 100,000 people. Less than 1 percent of the population in the U.S. are carriers for type 1 Gaucher's disease, which is pronounced "go-shays." Considering how rare Gaucher's can be, we're…

IBD Patient Leader #FollowFriday – June 22nd, 2018

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) community had a big showing in last year's WEGO Health Awards, in fact, there were quite a few Crohn's and ulcerative colitis patients that walked away winners! There are approximately 10 million people living with IBD worldwide, and we're here to showcase just a few today, showing you all the…

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