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"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 ...

Chiropractor for MS

DonnaMarie77
  • By DonnaMarie77 · Posted March 28, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • My daughter, now 43, was diagnosed with MS over a year ago. She has lost over 60 pounds through diet and exercise and is now receiving chiropractic adjustments three times a week to open the nerve passageways ...

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 ...

Patients worried about high co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 10, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/10/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) contacted us today seeking to interview someone for an article she's researching ...

I want to know what is wrong!

Gunmama
  • By Gunmama · Posted February 25, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I am a 32 year old mother of 3 beautiful children. This last year my health has started to really concern me and the more research I do the more scared I become. In July of 2013 I woke up one morning ...

Chiropractic therapy for MS?

DonnaMarie77
  • By DonnaMarie77 · Posted February 23, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Has anyone tried or been successful with treating MS with chiropractic therapy ...

I am Restless - 4,800+ viewers and counting

WyoJane
  • By WyoJane · Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Well I got my full stats counting email, twitter, Facebook, and fellow blogger viewers - grand total over 4,800. Really this blog is to lift up others spirits while also lifting mine. I am playing that ...

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 ...

Cold Dry Bones

WyoJane
  • By WyoJane · Posted February 6, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Got a surprise last night after posting a blog post for first time since November. I have over 2,000 email subscribers. Anyways if you wish to check it out it is here. Please know I am very Catholic in ...

Small Brain, no Clue

NightOwl13
  • By NightOwl13 · Posted February 5, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I am undergoing tests to see what has been causing nerve damage in my legs, arms and hands. I was sent to a neurologist by my primary doctor. We were able to rule out a lot of diagnosis with blood tests ...

Brain Atrophy, No Lesions...Help

NightOwl13
  • By NightOwl13 · Posted February 5, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I came to this site in hopes of finding ideas what I should do. I've been dealing with lapses of fatigue, loss of balance, memory, and focus, as well as neuropathy in my legs, hands and arms. My mother ...

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

VTway
  • By VTway · Posted January 15, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • 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 ...

New infographic: Inspire Rare Disease Health Communities at a Glance

John2
  • By John2 · Posted January 9, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 1/9//13 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new infographic that Inspire published yesterday: Inspire Rare Disease Health Communities at ...

New Diagnosis

Marerob
  • By Marerob · Posted January 6, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • This past couple of years have been tough. Every time no matter how hard I tried I got worse. I ended up with a new doctor admitted to him that I was so sick and tired of being sick and tired I had contemplated ...

pain

nanalynn9
  • By nanalynn9 · Posted December 15, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • with all the I have with ms now my sciatic nerve on my left side has started giving me problems. cant sit for more than 10 - 15 minutes . asked the dr wat else isgoing to fall apart he just smiked and ...

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 ...

Cognitive Changes

rvs196
  • By rvs196 · Posted December 3, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • My husband has secondary progressive MS. We have watched his life change dramatically over the past 8 years. He has changed so much with his personality that I am outdone. I always remember this is not ...

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 ...

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