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Source: This map shows the prevalence of chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries at the state level. https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Chronic-Conditions/Interactive_Atlas

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Ambassador Program

Our ambassador program is one of the core ways we engage with and activate chronic disease patients across the country.

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Our Ambassadors

We represent a wide range of chronic health conditions across the country and are working hard to make a difference for patients experiencing similar struggles.

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Ambassador Spotlight

Molly Schlom

Molly Schlom

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos in 2014 after a roller derby injury wouldn't heal and I saw a rheumatologist for aggravating chronic pain. Since then I've had an organ prolapse, uterine rupture, and total hysterectomy. I advocate because I struggled to get an accurate diagnosis, and then…

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Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson

Endometriosis +1

I started my period at 11 years old. Having complications from the onset, I wasn't diagnosed with Endometriosis until I was 32; adenomyosis at 33. After being diagnosed with Stage 4 Endometriosis and navigating unchartered territory where there are no real answers, I founded the Fighting Fiercely©…

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Mariel Mantraga

Mariel Mantraga

Endometriosis

It is important to educate yourself on what the doctors are saying. Although they often have well-meaning intentions, they do not always have all the facts about a chronic or life-threatening disease. They may have studied outdated research and theory, or simply never met a patient with symptoms…

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