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Seeking More Natural Therapies

Hannah7287
  • By Hannah7287 · Posted April 17, 2014
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  • As I fill up my daily medicine container for the week I am sickened by the number of pills I take. 17, plus 3 others on an "as needed" basis, then vitamins to top it all off. And the number of prescriptions ...

APRIL SARCOIDOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 16, 2014
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  • April is MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sarcoidosis Awareness Month ... Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) Many people have never heard of the disease, let alone the treatments and causes. Sarcoidosis is an ...

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

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
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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 ...

BE THE HERO IN YOUR OWN LIFE STORY

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 13, 2014
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  • The responsibility for saving us and leading us to our best lives, is our responsibility and our responsibility alone. The person with the most power over our lives will always be the person looking back ...

FIND YOUR VOICE TO FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 8, 2014
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  • (Yes this message is long bit so essential to all those out there fighting to save their own lives. May these words give you the strength and the courage you are looking for to Stand Up, Suit Up and FIGHT ...

We Are At War

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 2, 2014
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  • You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. What defines us is how well we rise after falling.... everybody falls, everyone at one time or another has beaten by life ...

Walking By Faith

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 1, 2014
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  • Being diagnosed with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis along with a few other things has taught me truly what it to Walk by Faith and Not By Sight. We all need to be encouraged when it comes to stepping out in faith ...

LET YOUR TEST BE YOUR TESTIMONY TO HELP SAVE ANOTHER

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted March 20, 2014
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  • There is NO cure for Sarcoidosis, but giving into Pain Anger Fear Frustration is Not An Option! As we ALL shall be Fighters to the end in this Battle against Sarcoidosis! As we continue to grow in numbers ...

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
  • 0 replies
  • 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 ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

"Let symptoms–not age–influence treatment"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/11/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "Let ...

Reporter seeking to interview someone with chemo-related hearing loss

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 3, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/3/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the publication Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) contacted us seeking to interview someone for an ...

LOVE IS A VERB

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted February 27, 2014
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  • We ALL need to feel LOVE everyday! Just a reminder for those who sometime forget that "LOVE IS A VERB" and Actions speaks louder than Words any day. Love is something that should ALWAYS be shown more ...

BLESSED

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Walk with your head held high ... not in Arrogance but in Confidence, Excellence and Integrity. Where ever you go , just like cream you will rise too the top! Everyday ... Act like you're Blessed! Walk ...

PAY IT FORWARD

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Pay It Forward is a concept that means you do something good for someone else without expecting a reward. It is a magical gift we give to the world and to ourselves. Selflessness is the sincere concern ...

Your Mistake DO NOT Define YOU!

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted February 26, 2014
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  • One constant in life is change: Never let mistakes define who you are, only you choose who you are and what you are to become. Don't fear making mistakes, fear not learning from the mistakes you have ...

DON'T EVER BE ASHAMED OF YOUR STORY

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Don’t ever HIDE or cover up your story. Don't ever be ashamed or embarrassed of your story, your story of your life experiences, your trials and your tribulations is more powerful than you know and it ...

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