Patients Have Power!
Summary: Where kick-ass patients tell honest, raw stories. Patients have voices, and their voices are power. Special thanks to our friends Play By Numbers for letting us use their track "Asphalt"!
Lilly is joined by Aaron, Clara's Head of Growth, to chat about the various impacts disease can have on a patient's financial stability and how we can come together to share resources, beat stigma, and help improve the healthcare landscape for all patients.
On this International Women's Day, Rebecca Black, aka Boss Lady Resale, joins Lilly to chat about her self-diagnosis journey and how she learned to take her health into her own hands.
Aaron (@aaronblockerIBD) and Lilly catch up at the Crohn's and Colitis Congress in Las Vegas to chat about his passion for research, science, and patients, and how his patient power set him on a path to a new diagnosis.
Amber, aka @WheezyNurse, stops by the Clara studios to chat with Lilly about bettering the patient experience and advocating for better nurse-patient relationships to make treatment better for all.
Lilly meets up with Brooke Abbott (@CrzyCreoleMommy), live at the first-ever Crohn's and Colitis Congress in Las Vegas! Brooke is a leader in the intersection of IBD and parenthood. From becoming a mother at 26 and having her colon removed at 28, Brooke has traveled quite a long way in her journey as a single mother, advocate, and patient. In this interview amidst the hustle and bustle of glitzy, glamorous Vegas, Lilly and Brooke go deep into all that Brooke has learned about her patient power over the years.
Kelby is a patient advocate living with ankylosing spondylitis and Hashimoto's. Kelby spreads her passion of health and wellness through her blog and through her position as National Volunteer Committee Chair at the Walk to Cure Arthritis. In this laugh-filled and candid interview, Kelby and our host, Lilly, get into the ins and outs of living with these chronic conditions...and how they are almost like roommates.
Lilly sits down with Amanda Lustig, a fabulous patient advocate living with Crohn's disease. Amanda is vice president of Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of New England's Young Professionals...and, yup, she's pretty rad!