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Claire Sachs

Claire Sachs

Asthma +9

My chronic journey started in 1983 with a catastrophic acute event -- bacterial meningitis -- which almost killed me and put me in a wheelchair for 18 months. It was also the catalyst that triggered my type 1 diabetes. Since then, despite my own best efforts sometimes, I have survived to develop…

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Emma Jordan

Emma Jordan

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) +10

My heath journey began when I was first born with four separate heart issues that almost ended my life right after it had just begun. Growing up as an active kid in Florida, I was always running around outside getting hurt, but a lot of that we thought to be just typical childhood clumsiness (which…

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Mary Baliker

Mary Baliker

Kidney Disease +1

I am a healthcare consultant with a little over 30 years working with many healthcare organizations. This includes the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, and Long Beach Memorial Hospital. I have worked as an Assistant Director of the Carbone Cancer Center, Organ…

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