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

John2
  • By John2 · Posted yesterday at 3:22 pm
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  • 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 ...

Finally Dr who knows about sarcoidosis

roshan57
  • By roshan57 · Posted March 23, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • For 2 years I have suffered with sarcoidosis from specialist to specialist Finally I have an excellent DR at Sansum medical clinic santabarbara. after a broncos copy He found out I have a severe Lung ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
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  • 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
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  • 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 Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 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 ...

Sources sought for article about co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 13, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/13/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) is seeking more people to interview for an article she is researching on ...

I'M STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

ShelaKay42
  • By ShelaKay42 · Posted March 12, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hello Friends, I'm still here slots been going on this past year I've been getting closer to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ every day I rededicated my life to him and I am a born again Christian. I walk ...

Swelling

Denise1973
  • By Denise1973 · Posted March 2, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • I have been having an issue lately and I am unsure what is the reason for it but my stomach is swelling. Not just a little bloating I mean swelling like i am 6 months pregnant. I have tried prilosec and ...

new here

Denise1973
  • By Denise1973 · Posted March 1, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • I am new to this site. I have been in a lot of pain and severely depressed lately and would like to find support from people who are either suffering from the same or know someone who is ...

Looking for answers, lots of questions!!!!

nikkilee23
  • By nikkilee23 · Posted February 26, 2014
  • 47 replies
  • Im slightly disappointed. As my first post received many replies and lots of help, not so much on my last post. I have some questions that ive done a little research on, but cant seem to find too much ...

My health journey

trobes7x
  • By trobes7x · Posted February 24, 2014
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  • The Past few years have been very tough but it has made me stronger. Still no diagnosis, But I am fighting ...

Ready to give up!

Liv2be1
  • By Liv2be1 · Posted February 16, 2014
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  • I am very depressed right now. I hate this illness. I am getting very tired of pretending like I can do THIS, live that is . my children have always been my motivating factor in my life since my diagnosis ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • 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 ...

Losing my personality

beachdog
  • By beachdog · Posted January 16, 2014
  • 56 replies
  • As I get weaker I don't have the energy to find interest in things so my world is shrinking. I'm doing so many things to keep healthy but the fatigue just won't let me go. When I have a bad few days I ...

A Site for Adolescents Dealing with Pain - Check it out!

VTway
  • By VTway · Posted January 15, 2014
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  • There is unfortunately an increasing number of young people dealing with chronic pain issues. But along with being young and dealing with pain, come unique problems not suffered by adults. While Inspire ...

Sore Throat was not Strep

twilightNanny
  • By twilightNanny · Posted January 7, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • ... But response to glycol ether poisoning A couple of months ago my husband started sneezing and sneezing. He was in a bathroom that guests had been using for 2 days. That night he had the worst sore ...

Glycol Ether poisoning causes FLU, not a Virus

twilightNanny
  • By twilightNanny · Posted January 7, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • There is another cause of flu symptoms: exposure to glycol ether chemicals (alcohol chemical family); Causes the body to turn autoimmune and high on the list of these is the anemia doctors are looking ...

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

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 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 ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted November 26, 2013
  • 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 ...

Ancient Chinese torture/aka nerve ablation

CoCoJo
  • By CoCoJo · Posted November 18, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • I survived Friday! It was just as bad as I feared and then some. I had to be awake while my doc tested the nerves for pain and then tested for motor function. They need you awake because they can't actually ...

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