Tag: #wegohealthchat


Social POV: Twitter for Patient Engagement

Since joining the social media landscape in 2006, Twitter has quickly become a ubiquitous part of our popular culture. Although it may be best known for witty one-liners, political arguments, and real-time breaking news, Twitter is surprisingly fertile ground for patient engagement. What is Twitter Used For? Each day, 500 million tweets are sent from…

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 29th

As we close out 2017, we wanted to share with you more WEGO Health Award Finalists. Not only because they're wonderful people, but also because their communities made it loud and clear that they need to be in the spotlight! Below you'll find three delightful Patient Leaders, all who were nominated for 2017 WEGO Health…

December #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Financially Supporting Your Online Advocacy

In our December #WEGOHealthChat, our host Brooke Abbot walked us through how to financially support your online advocacy. From sponsored blogs to advisory boards, the network talked about several ways to connect with sponsors and make some money, while still maintaining your personal brand. If you're looking for ways to fund your advocacy work, this…
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