Category: Patient Leader Network


Multiple Sclerosis Patient Leader #FollowFriday – March 19th, 2018

In honor of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we're introducing you to three fantastic MS Patient Leaders! Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. You can learn more about MS here, or by connecting…

How to use Facebook groups as a patient community

When my husband and I created our website Diabetes Strong in 2015, one of our greatest challenges was to find a way to communicate directly with our community – outside of just comments on individual blog posts and our newsletter. A review of the existing diabetes forums and message boards revealed that most of them…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – March 9th, 2018

Happy Friday, Patient Leaders!   Can you believe that it's almost time to start thinking about starting nominations for the 2018 WEGO Health Awards? It seems like it was just yesterday when we were announcing the finalists. To reminisce on some of those wonderful people, we're featuring three of last year's finalists to get you…

Eating Disorder Patient Leader #FollowFriday – March 2nd, 2018

Happy Friday, Patient Leaders! This past week the online health community celebrated National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.  This awareness campaign is meant to start a conversation, help raise awareness, bust myths, and provide help for those struggling with an eating disorder. Thousands of patients, supports, and advocates turned to social media this past week to celebrate…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Chronically Capable: Managing Chronic Illness Chaos At Work

Owning your own business, executing consulting work, or working as an employee with a chronic illness can get chaotic. But it's important that you know that you’re more than capable of keeping your career on track. In this #PatientLeader webinar, we’ll speak with patient advocate and author of the book Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible…

For Corinna

As a CEO who has seen his share of decades pass, with a WEGO Health team that’s stronger and closer than ever, I can begin to believe that I am ready for just about anything. Then this news, 2 days ago on Facebook:   It is with deep sadness that we deliver this news on…
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