A Day in the Life of Having Type 2 Diabetes: Stay in the Moment

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By Phyllisa Deroze In this blog post, Diabetes Advocate Phyllisa Deroze shares her story of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and how it affects her life on a daily basis. When I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2011, I was surprised, confused, and overwhelmed. My diagnosis came a week after my primary … Read more>>

Julie’s Story: Sharing Is Therapeutic

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What could be more uplifting than a story about choosing to live a positive life despite adversity? Julie Cerrone shares her story (which originally appeared on her own blog) about visiting Disney and participating in the American Idol singing contest while struggling with the hurdles of living with psoriatic arthritis. Julie works for WEGO Health, and … Read more>>

Patient Perspective: Health Activist Virginia Parks On Clinical Trial Participation

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  This guest post comes to us from Virginia Parks who has been a health activist for quite a long time. This is her story about clinical trial participation and what it has meant to her. Virginia’s Story My personal experience with clinical trials began in the late 1980’s when I participated in Phase III … Read more>>

Kintsugi: Insights from Colon Cancer Survivor & Author Dennis Maione

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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>>