Google Hangout May 6th, 3PM ET- Participating in Research – Speaker Bios #CTAW

During Clinical Trials Awareness Week, May 4-8, 2015, we will be taking part in events to raise awareness about the need for volunteers. As part of this campaign, HealthiVibe will be hosting a Google Hangout on-air broadcast about participating in research tomorrow. Join us as we hear personal stories from two clinical trial participants, explore … Read more>>

One Year Later: A Retrospective

by Abbe Steel, CEO, HealthiVibe LLC Arlington, VA, May 4, 2015 — We’ve come a long way in a year. This April marks the one-year anniversary of HealthiVibe.  We set out to create a brand new kind of company, one dedicated to bringing the voice of patients, caregivers and advocacy groups to the clinical design process.   We’ve … Read more>>

Celebrating Clinical Trials Awareness Week with a Google Hangout and Tweet Chat #CTAW2015 #CTAW

Clinical Trials Awareness Week May 4-8, 2015 May 4-8, 2015 marks Clinical Trials Awareness Week, and we hope you’ll join us for a week of activities. We’re raising awareness about the need for volunteers by shining a national spotlight on the issue. An overwhelming number of clinical trials fail solely due to lack of volunteers. … Read more>>

Trisha’s Story: Life with #Gastroparesis and How She Found Her #PatientVoice

Through the Patient Lens: Trisha’s story of living with gastroparesis and how an advocacy group has connected her to others, giving her inspiration and hope. Trisha’s working hard to raise awareness for everyone living with this terrible disease. You can find Trisha on @bundytr5 Trisha’s Story My name is Trisha and I am sharing my … Read more>>

C.H.E.E.R. Campaign – Giving the Real Heroes the Recognition They Deserve!

Clinical Heroes Educated & Engaged in Research (CHEER) Campaign Researchers are making great strides in learning more about the diseases and conditions that can affect us all. Making breakthrough discoveries and developing cutting-edge therapies can only happen with the help of volunteers who step up to partner with scientists and participate in research studies. Every … Read more>>

Kintsugi: Insights from Colon Cancer Survivor & Author Dennis Maione

Dennis Maione of Winnipeg, Canada is a popular author, keynote speaker and storyteller who shares his genetic cancer experience with patients and medical professionals in his book,  What I Learned from Cancer. He also writes the blog at http://denniscancer.blogspot.com. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so what better way to wrap it up than with a guest … Read more>>

Lorraine’s Story: Caregiver to Her Husband With Type 2 Diabetes

Lorraine Cook is the wife and caregiver of Steve, who lives with type II diabetes. She shares with us the struggles of trying to reverse lifestyle habits that brought on the condition. Lorraine lives in North Florida and operates a hand-dyed apparel business at www.tiedyedhippy.com.  Lorraine’s Story My husband, Steve, and I have been together since … Read more>>

Sarah’s Story: Enabled by Technology, She Paints Despite Motor Neuron Disease #MDN

Meet the artist who paints with her eyes! Sarah Ezekiel was dealt a devastating blow with her diagnosis, but has used technology to overcome obstacles. You can connect with Sarah on her website or follow her on Twitter @sarahezekiel. Our latest guest blogger in our Through the Patient Lens series. Sarah’s Story I was diagnosed with … Read more>>

Raising Awareness: Rare Disease Day 2015

Rare Diseases Run the Gamut From loss of eye sight to some of the deadliest forms of cancer, people around the globe are battling conditions for which there are often no effective therapies. There is strength in numbers, and those who are diagnosed need the understanding and compassion of the rest of us. We need … Read more>>

Tom’s Story: How Parkinson’s Disease Drives One Man to Make a Difference

In this installment of our “Through the Patient Lens” Series we introduce you to Tom Eckhardt. He shares his inspiring story about being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), along with some surprising facts about research in PD. You can read Tom’s blog at “It Is What It Is!” and follow him on Twitter @tnrunner46. Tom’s … Read more>>