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Honoring Gastroparesis Warriors During Gastroparesis Awareness Month

By Melissa Adams VanHouten, Gastroparesis Advocate

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month, and we invite you to unite with us as we shed light on our illness and promote better understanding and proper care.

Gastroparesis literally means “paralysis of the stomach.” It is a condition in which food passes from the stomach to the intestines at a delayed rate. Those in our community experience often debilitating symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, pain, bloating, extreme weight fluctuations, and GERD. We […]

By |August 14th, 2019|Featured, Health|

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National Health Center Week 2019 – Celebrating Our Roots

By Kristin St. John, Deputy Director of National Grassroots Advocacy, National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)

We are hearing a lot in the news about how health care is changing, and not necessarily for the better. However, there is one bright spot in health care that has been around […]

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

Four Myths About Returning To Work With Disability Benefits

By Allsup Employment Services

Returning to work after a severe medical crisis can sound intimidating. However, if you’ve recovered and you’re ready to ease back into the workforce, Allsup Employment Services can help you navigate the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program.

For the best outcome and to protect […]

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

Leaning Into the Future

By Jonathan Sigworth, Co-CEO & President of More Than Walking

I read a headline recently talking about how society suffers from being locked into short-term thinking. Wars rage and the planet burns while we fret over moment-to-moment emotions, tweets and headlines. Meanwhile, a team in Texas is trying to build […]

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

How Do CDRs Affect Your Social Security Disability Benefits?

After the time and effort to receive approval for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (2-3 years for many people), it can be worrisome to learn that your monthly income may be halted.

This is the possibility when the Social Security Administration (SSA) conducts a continuing disability review (CDR).

What is a […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

Living with Diabetes Requires Care, Community & Resources

By Guest Blogger Taking Control of Your Diabetes

Guided by the belief that every person with diabetes has the right to live a healthy, happy, and productive life, Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) educates and motivates people with diabetes to take a more active role in their condition. As […]

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , |
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