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Real Lyfe with Type 1 Diabetes – Tools To Thrive
One of the most vital ways to practice self care is setting boundaries. For me this is also extremely difficult. I am fantastic at encouraging others and supporting them in standing up for themselves… but when it comes time for me to show up for myself in the same way, I feel like I am ...
June 19, 2020
Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce Call for Digital Solutions to Treat Substance Use Disorder
Winning Entry to Receive $25,000 Grant UPPSALA, SWEDEN, AND NEW YORK, NY, USA, June 17th, 2020: Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced that the Lyfebulb-Orexo Innovation ...
June 17, 2020
It’s 2:47 am when I first wake up to rush to the bathroom. As I look in the mirror, under the buzzing glow of the overhead fluorescent lights, I can’t help but feel trapped within my own body. All at once, I feel so confined to my internal reality, yet deep down, I am desperately ...
June 12, 2020
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
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