Inside the Patient Entrepreneur’s Mind
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Real Lyfe with Type 1 Diabetes
Real Lyfe with Type 1 Diabetes – Tools To Thrive
On Wednesday 20th May 2020 the law around organ donation is changing to an opt out system in England. This basically means that all adults will now automatically be put on the list to be an organ donor. Anyone who is under 18, lacks the mental capacity to understand the law or who has...
May 27, 2020
I am so sensitive. The word Diabetic is used to describe a person that has diabetes. It’s used in print all over the place and said by lots of people but I think it’s a label that puts the disease before the person. Question: do any of these statements have a slightly more offensive ring to...
May 22, 2020
Orexo and Lyfebulb Partner During Unprecedented Times to Help Those Struggling with Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders
UPPSALA, SWEDEN AND NEW YORK, US, May 18, 2020: Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, announced that it will partner with Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, to work with substance abuse patients to identify unmet needs made more...
May 18, 2020
7 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone with IBD
IBD is a pretty hard thing to deal with. As an invisible illness, people can’t see everything going on inside my body. My body is waging a war against itself and no one can see it when they first look at me. I’ve gotten quite a few reactions when I tell someone about my ulcerative colitis. ...
May 16, 2020
Hannah’s Story: Heart Failure and Sepsis at Age 28, ‘It’s HER heart that keeps me alive’
I was completely healthy and unaware of what it was like to live with any sort of illness. I was the annoying person who had never been prescribed antibiotics, never went to to the doctor, and never needed any days off from work. I wasn’t sick. Ever. Sitting here now, I can feel my heart ...
May 15, 2020
Thoughts on Wine Consumption During Social Isolation with a Chronic Disease
Thoughts on “Wine Is for Sharing. What Does That Mean in Self-Quarantine?” by Eric Asimov in Wednesday’s NY Times. “If you have a half-bottle of something, then you are all set. Or good wine in a box — yes, there are such things. The bag-in-a-box technology is an excellent guard ...
May 14, 2020
How to Stay Emotionally Connected During Social Isolation
In just a matter of days the world turned topsy-turvy. Last week I was in the Rhône Valley visiting vineyards for a work assignment with little access to world news. Then March 12 started a travel ban. We returned to the U.S. March 13. JFK Airport was eerily quiet at 5 p.m. when we arrived, ...
May 13, 2020
5 Natural Ways to Help Deal with Your Chronic Pain
When you’re suffering from chronic pain, chances are you’ll go to great lengths to relieve the pain. However, there are lots of small, natural steps you can take that can help you manage your pain. Each of these methods might make a small difference to your pain, but when you add them all ...
May 12, 2020
Adjusting to Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This morning, as I woke up to a grey sky with rain hanging in the air, just waiting to fall, I felt down. I am often affected by weather, the long winters in Sweden were definitely not good for me, darkness scares me and makes me feel cold and vulnerable. In addition, today I was also facing ...
March 13, 2020
Inside the Patient Entrepreneur's Mind
Inside the Patient Entrepreneur’s Mind: Sangeeta Agarawal RN, MS
Managing a chronic illness is challenging, whether it is your own or a loved one’s. Starting and running a business also poses unique challenges. If you struggle with a chronic illness, have started a business, or want to start a business, this blog series can help guide you. “Inside the ...
February 27, 2020
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