Mark and Sarah’s Story: How a Brain Hemorrhage and Breast Cancer Improved their lives

Mark and Sarah jive their way down Route 66, chasing their bucket list after overcoming a brain hemorrhage, coma, breast cancer and chemo. Mark tells their story in this uplifting guest blog post.

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>>

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>>

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>>

Founder of CancerHAWK Shares Her Caregiver Story

Our guest post this week comes from Robyn Stoller, CancerHawk Founder and Patient Advocate. After losing her husband to cancer, she became empowered to help others navigate the online resources available to help them fight the disease. You can find Robyn’s website at www.CancerHawk.com. She’s also @CancerHAWK on Twitter, and has a Facebook page at … Read more>>

Jenn’s Story Part 2: Caregiver Has Hope for Children with #Duchenne Muscular Dystropy

Guest blogger, Jenn McNary, shares her story of hope, caregiving for her two boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. If you are just joining us, please read part 1 of her touching story here: Jenn’s Story: Facing Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Head On Jenn McNary is a single mom of 4 children living in Pembroke, Mass. She currently works … Read more>>

Jenn’s Story: Facing #Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Head On

This week in our Through the Patient Lens series we bring you Jenn’s story of how Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has touched the lives of her family. Jenn McNary is a single mom of 4 children living in Pembroke, Mass. She currently works as the Director of Outreach and Advocacy at the Duchenne focused Jett Foundation located in Kingston, Mass. … Read more>>

Misdiagnosis: Even a Nurse Can Miss the Telltale Signs

As our guest blogger Marilyn Hanft, a retired RN and author of “Of Bad Lungs and Blood Clots” explains, sometimes it’s not so easy to see what’s really happening with your health. What she thought was her chronic asthma acting up turned out to be something entirely unexpected. Despite her sacrifices, Marilyn manages to remain positive. Her story is truly inspirational. … Read more>>