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
It’s easy, right? Fine. It’s a word I’ve come to mostly despise. As in me posting my 30th chemotherapy session on Facebook, and a friend from college commenting, “It will be fine.” I called my best friend sobbing; “Of all of the things that having poison pumped into your ...
September 25, 2020
The call of disease
The call you will likely hear resound when illness comes is a battle cry. Fight. Beat. Kill or be killed. I heard this cry when disease came my way and I yelled back; “War.” I fought through. I muscled on. I battled. I steeled against. Put on a brave face. Held tight. Closed my hands into ...
September 18, 2020
Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce the Finalists and Jury for the 2020 Innovation Challenge in Substance Use Disorders
UPPSALA, Sweden and NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced the 10 Patient Entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the Lyfebulb and Orexo...
September 1, 2020
Exercising With Chronic Illness
Exercising is a little different for anyone living with a chronic illness. Some workouts trigger flare-ups in autoimmune conditions, while others cause discomfort or pain. Sticking to a regular routine is also difficult due to the many challenges brought about by one’s condition. The goal of ...
August 28, 2020
Why You Should Stay Optimistic During the Big Rona & How I Am Using My Sobriety To Stay Positive
“The service industry, as we know it, is changing before our very eyes. Fine dining restaurants have become quick-service takeout joints, bars are acting as bodegas, and bartenders have become online spirits instructors. It’s wild how quickly a business model can change in moments of ...
August 19, 2020
Lyfebulb Presents: A Conversation On Addiction & Recovery During COVID-19
Join us for an informal, chat-style discussion between two Lyfebulb community members in recovery, Rebecca Rush & Lisa Smith, lightly moderated by Lyfebulb CEO Karin Hehenberger, MD, PhD. We are all living during unprecedented times created by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has posed particular...
August 13, 2020
A Therapist Who Works With Chronic Illness & A Patient Too: My Transplant Journey
Hello all, I’m Lara. I am a Marriage and Family Therapist associate in California, and I work with teens, young adults, and career professionals who are working through issues surrounding anxiety, depression, self-esteem, personal development, and relationship issues. But my true call to action...
July 31, 2020
5 Ways to Help Loved Ones Understand Chronic Pain
Sometimes one of the most difficult things about the experience of living with chronic pain can be feeling that your loved ones don’t understand. Even when loved ones mean well and want to be there for you, sometimes they simply can’t fully ‘get’ what you’re going through. This can ...
July 24, 2020
Black Lives Matter in the IBD Community, Too
In recent weeks, months and years, we have witnessed far too many hate crimes toward our Black brothers and sisters. It is not unknown to us that many Black bodies have been tested upon without fair pain medications, expected to endure tremendous suffering in the name of science. Within the ...
July 17, 2020
Lyfebulb Seeks Companies with Solutions to Address Substance Use Disorders for an Innovation Challenge
Winning Finalist to Receive $25,000 Grant NEW YORK, NY, USA, July 15, 2020: Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, in partnership with Orexo, a global leader in the addictive disorders field, invites entrepreneurs to apply now through August 7th for the Lyfebulb-Orexo Innovation Challenge. The...
July 15, 2020
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