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5 Ways to Keep Up the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Momentum

5 Ways to Keep up the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Momentum

In honor of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we co-hosted #ChatMS with patient leaders Randy (@MustStopMS), Cathy (@CathyChes), and Caroline(@TheGirlWithMS). Together, we reflected back on the awareness month and brainstormed new ways to maintain momentum and advocacy even after Multiple Sclerosis Awareness month ends. Check out 5 key insights and highlights from our chat: #1 Keep…

10 Patient Leaders to Connect with During MS Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month may be recognized during the month of March; but thanks to MS patient leaders, finding support, raising awareness, and receiving education happens all year long. Because advocacy doesn’t stop when you live with an autoimmune condition that impacts your everyday life. And whether or not you have personal experience with…

9 Patient Leaders You Should Follow This Rare Disease Day

A disease is considered rare when it affects fewer than 200,000 people. Yet, 1 in 20 individuals will experience a rare disease in their lifetime. Many who have a rare disease often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years, sometimes even decades. And when individuals do finally receive a proper diagnosis, it can be difficult to…

Announcing the 2021 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

Each year, the WEGO Health Awards help us uncover the top patient leaders of the online health community. This unique process relies heavily on input from thousands of patient communities and a hundred experts in the healthcare industry. So who better to guide us this next year than our WEGO Health Awards winners? The WEGO…

Presenting the 9th Annual WEGO Health Awards Winners

Each day, there are thousands of patients and caregivers sharing their health stories, raising awareness, and inspiring others to keep fighting for their health. Unfortunately, too often their incredible impact goes unnoticed, which is precisely why we created the WEGO Health Awards. It's our mission to empower the patient voice, and that includes shining a…

HLTH 2020: Pull Up a Chair for Patients at Your Table

Year after year, conference after conference, patients are left out of the conversations around their care. And while we’re far from where we need to be as an industry and healthcare system, more companies than ever are noticing the need to involve healthcare’s key stakeholder: patients. One of those companies, HLTH, is demonstrating their commitment…
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