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Being Happy with Cancer

Being Happy with Cancer

July 07, 2017

For 66-year-old Ashok, being diagnosed with lung cancer 8 years ago was difficult, but it strengthened his resolve to enjoy life. When asked, “what advice would you give to people diagnosed with cancer?” he replies, “Just be happy.” Being happy in the face of multiple treatment regimens is challenging, but...

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7 Tips for Traveling with a Chronic Illness

7 Tips for Traveling with a Chronic Illness

June 27, 2017

Getting ready to go away for the July 4th weekend? Care+Wear advisor, Dr. Greg Weingart, Emergency Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, shares his tips for how to best prepare for vacation with a serious or chronic illness. Planning family vacations can be a fun, but...

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Living with Crohn's Disease and a PICC Line

Living with Crohn's Disease and a PICC Line

June 14, 2017

 My name is Michael Seres and I am the Founder and CEO  of 11 Health and Technologies. When I was 12, I was  diagnosed with the incurable bowel condition, Crohn’s Disease. After constant intestinal failure and numerous operations, the only solution to my problem was to undergo  a rare small...

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4 of the Best Creams for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

4 of the Best Creams for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

June 07, 2017

This past Sunday marked National Cancer Survivor’s Day. In honor of all of the inspiring cancer patients who are still undergoing treatment, health, fitness and beauty writer Margaux Diaz shares a list of the best creams for patients undergoing chemotherapy. You can find more of her tips, reviews and information...

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NURTURE: Dating and Breast Cancer

NURTURE: Dating and Breast Cancer

April 27, 2017

Elissa Bantug, Care+Wear Advisor, is a two-time breast cancer survivor with an extensive history of breast cancer advocacy and outreach work with multiple cancer organizations. As the Project Manager of the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program and as the co-director for the Young Women with Breast Cancer Program at the Johns...

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Allie's Incredible Lyme Journey

Allie's Incredible Lyme Journey

January 10, 2017 1 Comment

Allie William's Lyme disease journey is nothing short of inspirational. She went from experiencing inexplicable symptoms and repeatedly being told that there was nothing wrong with her, to finally receiving a correct diagnosis: Lyme disease. Allie is now undergoing treatment using a PICC Line, and loves her Care + Wear violet...

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Prevention Stages of Breast Cancer

Prevention Stages of Breast Cancer

December 21, 2016

We were recently contacted by Jennifer who asked to write a guest post for us on the prevention stages of breast cancer. Please find her article below! Thank you Jennifer for adding your insights for our community.  Everyone knows the importance of prevention of any of the diseases and especially...

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Living with Crohn's Disease

Living with Crohn's Disease

July 08, 2016

We've been hearing a lot about Crohn's disease recently and wanted to share some basic information with our community!  What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is the inflammation of the digestive system that can run from the mouth to anus. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, bleeding, diarrhea, fever...

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A Guide to Macronutrients and How They Can Impact Your Health

A Guide to Macronutrients and How They Can Impact Your Health

June 22, 2016

Our friend, let's call him John Doe, was having trouble starting his fitness journey, finding informational articles on nutrition and websites to help jump-start a healthy lifestyle.  John, like many people trying to live a healthy lifestyle, fails to realize that losing weight and staying healthy is not a give...

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Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Living with Cystic Fibrosis

May 19, 2016

Many of our readers had no idea that CF (Cystic Fibrosis) can be treated through PICC lines and ports so we wanted to share more on Cystic Fibrosis below. Feel free to continue to send us other topics that you’re interested in learning about! What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis...

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