Susan Friedman Has Been Sick For 45 Years. Let’s Help Her.

Imagine being 62 years old, and you’ve been sick your entire adult life.  Imagine that during this time, things have only gotten worse.  Imagine that today, despite all this, you must take care of your disabled adult daughter, every household chore.

This is Susan’s life, and she is next in line to get help from CrowdMed’s IndieGoGo campaign.

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What’s In A Name: Living The Undiagnosed Life

What would you do if you begged for help for years, but no one listened? What would you do if you needed emotional support, but you got only judgment and ridicule instead? What would you do if you if the world forgot about you?

This is the structural violence that undiagnosed patients experience every single day.

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How To Empower Yourself In America’s Healthcare System

In this age of the information superhighway, the possibility of empowering patients and healthcare providers through enhanced communication is better than ever before. The use of electronic devices allows both patients and healthcare providers to learn more, organize information and communicate better.

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For 10 Years No One Believed She was Sick

We are humbled and honored to share the story of Deanna, one of our patients, who yesterday published an article on Examiner.com about her experience with our system.  As you will see, she had a fantastic experience.

Most importantly, she also shares her own journey to arriving at a diagnosis.  Like most of our users, she had spent years unsuccessfully vainly trying to get a proper diagnosis, and had almost given up hope when she heard about CrowdMed. Continue reading For 10 Years No One Believed She was Sick