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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 ...

My Pain

pinkfaith1
  • By pinkfaith1 · Posted February 21, 2014
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  • In 2005 right After I had graduated from high school I was diagnosed with Lupus. In February 2008 my Dr. Requested for me to get a kidney biopsy. Dr who did my biopsy ruptured two of my arteries and my ...

Side effects

julieshrive
  • By julieshrive · Posted February 20, 2014
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  • How does thyroxine & statins interact as getting acute bouts of excrutiating pain & spasicity relating to chronic utis - spina bifida occulta.Mother had PMR & suspect complications masked by multi infart ...

Cirrhosis Stem Cell Therapy

Mel413
  • By Mel413 · Posted February 19, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • This sounds great, however I haven't seen much of the research done in the USA. Please read the insert from the Institute of Cell Therapy; The use of stem cells and tissue therapy due to the method of ...

Why did A&E say Urology & Cardiology would investigate.This hasn't happened

julieshrive
  • By julieshrive · Posted February 18, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Told I didn't have asthma before my MI- heart attack when died x3 with poor pumping of oxygen when haematura not investigated fairly .The same for borderline fibrillation & apnea since. Finally just been ...

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 ...

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Monsae
  • By Monsae · Posted January 9, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • Greetings, I'm hoping everyone is doing well...I am having a middle of the night and can't sleep issue. Pain in the neck. Hope one and all have a beautiful day! And a Starry night.Take care. I'm thinking ...

Pacitane how good it is for athetoid cp child

Psdevsehgal
  • By Psdevsehgal · Posted December 14, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi Anyone who has tried this on their DS or DD. I was asked by a senior doc today to start this for my son aged 8 who is still unable to sit and walk. He has partial neck control She feels because of ...

Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Att

Reruho
  • By Reruho · Posted December 7, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • Finally they have published the Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack. (http://cvdrisk.nhlbi.nih.gov/calculator .asp) This assessment tool covers the 4th group ...

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 ...

Saying tha k you and good bye

Billi-Jessica
  • By Billi-Jessica · Posted December 3, 2013
  • 20 replies
  • Looks like I pissed someone off, truly so sorry. Wanna thank all that have encouraged me. Needed a place to write my feelings and let yall come t back to help. I have been looking for another site. Seems-like ...

Anyone following the new cholesterol guidelines.

Reruho
  • By Reruho · Posted November 27, 2013
  • 56 replies
  • Has anyone been following the new cholesterol guidelines, they are quite controversial. I am scared by them. Here is a link to an article: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-ch olesterol-guidelines-biggest-years.html ...

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 ...

Typing problems??????

Reruho
  • By Reruho · Posted November 22, 2013
  • 55 replies
  • Lately, I have been having a great deal of typing problems. At times it seems like my fingers and brain are not connected. I type things and what I read is not what I thought I wrote. I reread my entry ...

No Anti Inflammatories

MamaCrawford
  • By MamaCrawford · Posted November 13, 2013
  • 25 replies
  • Hello on a very chilly morning, Of all meds and supplements that can be anti inflammatorynforvthree weeks now. I think I'll be working this coming week. I can barely move. My breathing is very labored ...

Psoriasis LY2439821 drug trial

Petra03
  • By Petra03 · Posted November 8, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hello everyone. I haven't posted in some time because there didn't seem much point. Just to recap, I have just done 3months and three weeks on the drug trial. The first three months was without results ...

finally going home

why-me
  • By why-me · Posted October 31, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • It has been a good journey down here in Texas for my second opinion. I have decided to make this onc my primary and fly or drive here every three months. This time I will have been here for two weeks ...

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