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Announcing the 2019 WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board

The Patient Leaders in our Network are our true north.  Listening and collaborating with each and every one of our Leaders helps to guide us to stay on mission. Each year, we look to our WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board to aid us in contributing ideas and providing constructive feedback on how to carry out WEGO…

Presenting The 2018 WEGO Health Award Winners

Year after year, the WEGO Health Awards remind us just how powerful the online health community is. With over 4,000 nominations and over 30,0000 endorsements, it's safe to say we were able to recognize more Patient Leaders than ever before! We're honored to recognize and celebrate the individuals making a change in healthcare, one tweet, one…

March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness not only means dealing with a lifetime of complications but it also means endlessly fighting off the stigma associated with chronic illness. How do you combat the stigma of chronic illness? Is it through education and awareness? Is it your role as a Patient Leader to combat this stigma? What…

#WEGOHealthChat Recap: Balancing Self-Care and Advocacy

For the month of love, we focused on self-care and how to continue to put yourself first - even when it's tough! Our co-hosts, @RieOfLetters and @PCOSSUpportGirl, both massive supporters of self-care and self-care practices, shared incredibly useful suggestions and tips for putting yourself first and still being a great advocate. Looking for the best…

January #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Your 2018 Advocacy Goals

Goals! Everybody has them, but Patient Leaders seem to be some of the most goal-oriented people around. We're always so impressed with the goals our Patient Leaders set and achieve year after year. That's why we were so egar to ask our Network what they hoped to accomplish in 2018. We know these Leaders have…

Patient Leader #FollowFriday – December 15th, 2017

Today's #FollowFriday is unique in that we're covering all aspects of the illness journey. We've included both patients and caregivers and even patients turned caregivers. It's so important to see the value in the experiences of all those who are touched by illness. The three leaders you'll meet today are all WEGO Health Award finalists, which…
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