At Rare Patient Voice, disease sufferers are given a voice, and are empowered as they share frustrations and challenges of living with a chronic illness. They may share suggestions for medical product or medication improvement; and they are listened to as some of their suggestions become the norm in clinical practice! Now, there’s a first:... Continue Reading →
THE ABCs OF VACCINATIONS For a year, we masked, social distanced, washed down surfaces, barely lived, and stayed home all the time. Sometimes we learned things about each other that bored us to tears! Some even said we might need to mask-FOR LIFE! Occasionally, we learned that a bit of witchcraft could cure COVID-19: take... Continue Reading →
AMINO ACID DERIVATIVE PROMISES TO BE THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH? Over years, our cells sustain damage from ‘free radicals’ which build up from toxic waste in our bodies. It is the job of anti-oxidants to prevent this. Blueberries have a healthy dose of anti-oxidants and contribute to slowing this process, but their help is limited.... Continue Reading →
Autoimmunity, meet COVID!
Who knows? Who knows what the long-term effects of having recovered from COVID infections are? One symptom of COVID is the effect it has on our lungs and in some cases, people need be hospitalized and in severe cases be placed on a ventilator. What's a ventilator? It's a machine that can breathe for you... Continue Reading →
Autoimmunity and insurance
Today, approximately 6 millions of people with TRICARE East Insurance will have insurance coverage for AVISE testing. What? Yes, members of TRICARE East will have access to all of the laboratory testing if their physicians want them to have blood tests to determine the presence or absence of lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.... Continue Reading →