Inspire connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration... More about this group

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

NBC journalist seeking your opinion about “Minute Clinics”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/19/13 Dear members, An NBC reporter is looking to interview parents who have taken their babies or older children to retail health clinics, so-called ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply August 5, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply July 22, 2013
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • As many of you know, Inspire has a professional collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Inspire members have written personal stories for the Stanford Scope column. I am pleased ...

Recently diagnosed lactose intolerant, but I'm still not sure

jjmmbrm
  • By jjmmbrm · Posted June 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 0 replies
  • Since a hysterectomy in 2012 I have had issues with diarrhea and vomiting. First problem was C-Diff, but 3 rounds of antibiotics seems to have cleared it up, but I was still having issues with nausea ...

New column: “'Live Because:' Living a fuller life with chronic illness"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted May 21, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, I'm writing to share with you a new column on the Stanford University School of Medicine "Scope" blog, titled, “'Live Because:' Living ...

When you say nothing at all: Living with an invisible illness

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 18, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire Dear members, I'm writing to share with you a new column on the Stanford University School of Medicine "Scope" medical blog: "When you say nothing at ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Deanna Attai, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply April 16, 2013
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. The people in this ...

LA-area person with diverticulitis sought for health TV show

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, Were you recently diagnosed with or have you been living with diverticulitis? Do you have questions on how to manage it? A producer for ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Lindsey Miller

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 6, 2013
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. The people featured in our Q&A series ...

We're hiring!

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted January 22, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello everyone, We have a position open with our engineering team at Inspire, and I'd like to share the job description with you in the event you know just the person we're looking for. We found our most ...

How Is This Possible?

BeckyL29
  • By BeckyL29 · New reply November 5, 2012
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • I was wondering if anyone with GP and GERD experienced this problem. I have a j-tube but I am hungry, feel full,have pain,bloating and nausea all at the same time! It doesn't make any sense to me! I am ...

A story of a cancer survivor and ostomate

John2
  • By John2 · Posted September 24, 2012
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, Here is a link to a new column, “No day on the beach: A colon cancer survivor’s story,” on the Stanford University School of Medicine ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with “Arthritis Ashley”

John2
  • By John2 · New reply September 18, 2012
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. We post these interviews ...

Log in to see more

Don't have an Inspire account? Sign up now!

Forgot password?

Things you can do

Discussion topics

Community leaders

Inspire others

About this community

Inspire connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration.

Read more about our work