Tag: Health Activist


Join us to Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 7

The third-annual Color The World Orange is Nov. 7 and we need your support!   Color The World Orange  is an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). Around the world on Nov. 7 supporters will be wearing…

Feature Friday: Rick Phillips, RA and Type 1 Heath Activist

A blog about Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diabetes may seem like an odd combination, but as a person with both conditions, Rick Phillips could not seem to separate the two. After 33 years with diabetes, Rick had figured he might have some insight to share and created his blog hoping to improve the lives of others living…

2016 Health Activist Awards

The WEGO Health team is overwhelmed by the amount of nominations we have received so far! We’re grateful to meet so many inspiring health activists and share in your achievements. Now that nominations are underway, we wanted to take a minute to explain the process of this year’s program. It’s similar to People’s Choice Awards,…

Feature Friday: Molly Schreiber, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Type 1 Diabetes Health Activist

A positive attitude and a healthy dose of humor are Molly Schreiber’s go-tos when it comes to dealing with her chronic conditions. Anyone scrolling through her tweets or Facebook posts will find themselves smirking from her witty comments and her humorous approach to a challenging life with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Type 1 Diabetes. However, humor wasn’t always in the…
Amy Ohm, Treatment Diaries CEO & Health Activist _ WEGO Health Feature Friday Patient Influencer “_My experience inspired me to connect others who would relate and find support in knowing they’re never alone._ we-1.png

Feature Friday: Amy Ohm, CEO of Treatment Diaries

For the 43% of Americans that suffer from chronic conditions, the feeling of loneliness is nothing new. Whether it’s a new diagnosis or a pre-existing condition, patients look to Google for answers: endlessly searching for treatments, some direction and a glimpse of hope. But more often than not, patients are left feeling they are the…
Knowing what you know now, What would you tell yourself when you were first diagnosed? | WEGO Health Guest Blog Claudia Schmidt, My Left Breast

What Would You Tell Yourself?

Sharing what she would have told herself about the disease before she was diagnosed, Claudia recently wrote the following post as an open letter to herself about breast cancer. By sharing your learnings, you can help anyone else who might be going through a similar experience. She encourages all patient influencers, across all disease states,…
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