Community Tagged "Support" - Care+Wear


Crystal is a Pancreatic Cancer and Duodenal Cancer survivor. Through patient advocacy, Crystal empowers other warriors who may be going through cancer or another chronic illness. Continue reading to find out more about her cancer diagnosis story, and advice she has for others.
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If you have an arm cast, you know how difficult it can be to take a shower without worrying about getting your cast yet. Check out our blog for a few best and worst ways to keep your cast dry in the shower.
Holly Fowler, a Certified Health Coach, and Personal Trainer, shares her diagnosis journey with Ulcerative Colitis and tips for patients going through something similar.
Donna shares her personal story of being diagnosed with cervical cancer and becoming a survivor. From her own experience, she shares 7 helpful tips that have helped her during her cancer treatments.
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On Monday, November 8th, innovative healthwear company Care+Wear hosted the second installment of their webinar series, entitled “A Symptom of the Pandemic - Accelerating Patient-Focused Care & Healthcare Consumerism.” Care+Wear brought together leaders in patient-centered care to discuss how the pandemic augmented their approach to healthcare consumerism.
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"I’ve been sick for as long as I can remember. I was in pain all the time and no one could tell me why. All I wanted was a chance to be normal and to understand what was happening with my body."
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You just got the worst news of your life…you have cancer. Now it’s time to pick up the phone and tell your closest friends and family members. Aisha shares how she created a "Code of Cancer" to help break the news.
From undergoing chemo to getting her eggs frozen, learn how Tamsyn navigated her cancer journey and learned to love her new scars.
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From managing appointments and assignments to making time for self-care, check out this guide to navigating college with a chronic illness.
If someone you love was just diagnosed with Lyme Disease, you may be at a loss of how to help. Here are a list of 5 ways to provide support!
From being an active listener to creating an effective treatment plan, check out these 5 signs that a doctor is right for you.
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Read Georgina's inspiring story of living with Sickle Cell Disease and advocating for awareness.
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It can be challenging to celebrate the holidays while TPN-dependent. Learn how to navigate holiday celebrations with food intolerance.

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Learn more about furry friends that can also help save your life in a medical emergency.
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From journaling and meditating to staying on top of doctor's appointments, read Laine's tips on practicing self-care both inside and out.
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Sydney shares her journey of finding a support network, and tips for finding friends both online and in-person.
Living with a chronic illness means a trip to the ER can happen at any moment. Stay prepared with these 13 essential items for your hospital "go-bag."

"A lot of people call me a hero. I don't feel like one though. I'm just a young woman with an autoimmune disease trying to get through 2020."

Cheyanne shares how living with medical devices such as her wheelchair, feeding tubes, and IV lines has shaped her identity.