We Fight Discrimination
Thousands of individuals, families, health care providers and organizations are taking a stand against unfair, illegal and harmful practices toward people with chronic diseases in the United States. We fight discrimination wherever we find it: in schools, at workplaces and with insurance companies.
“For the child with diabetes, the mother on dialysis, the senior on a respirator and all vulnerable people with chronic diseases, we must demand protection of their fundamental rights.”-Scott Bruun
Together We Can Protect
People with long-term or incurable diseases are seeing a rise in cases of discrimination based on their disease.
Americans have one or more chronic diseases.
People with chronic conditions pay 5 times more for health coverage.
Of people with chronic conditions are unemployed or not working.
Common Chronic Diseases
Heart disease or stroke
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)