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WHO CARES: Chronic Illness in America
WHO CARES: Chronic Illness in America

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We Want To Hear From You

Send us your story so we can publish it on this page!

What are your experiences with chronic illness? Are you stricken with chronic condition or are you caring for someone who is? Perhaps you have a relative or friend who wrestles with the day-to-day problems and dilemmas posed by these vexing diseases.

If so, we want to invite you to share your experiences with the readers of this Web site. What are your struggles living day-to-day with chronic illness? How has the health care system met - or NOT met - your needs? What has worked for you in your community? Send your story to us and we'll post it here in "Your Stories."

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Karin M. Amour, Fibromyalgia
Lyssa Bode, Chronic Fatigue Immune Disfunction Syndrome
Frankie Campling, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Laura Cerasuolo, Fibromyalgia/Myofacialsyndrome
Karen Cerio, Fibromyalgia
Rhonda Dewinter, Various Immune Diseases
Jennifer Embree, Fibromyalgia/Raynaud's Syndrome
Lynne Enman, Turner Syndrome/Various
Fibromyalgia Patient, Covington, KY
John Kennedy, Chronic Fatigue Immune Disfunction Syndrome
Susan Larick, Fibromyalgia
Melissa Lawler, Fibromyalgia
Irene Leeder, Fibromyalgia/Various
Cait Lommel, Pseudotumor Cerebri
Jennifer Munn, Chronic Lyme Disease
Robin Poole, Fibromyalgia/Lupus
Pam Schmidt, Phenylketonuria
Lynn Tonoli, Various
Various Patient, Haughton, LA
Suzanne Witt, Muscular Dystrophy/Fibromyalgia


What Would You Do about the Chronic Care Crisis?

Either you or someone with whom you're close will be a patient or a caregiver, and you may be rudely surprised by your medical options. How should the health care system be changed to meet your needs and still be something the nation can afford? Write us your ideas about the issues that surround chronic illness and care. Please use the form below.

Jose Pedro Greer, Physician
W.F. Nagle, Physician
Ronda Riebman, Exercise
Cathleen Schilling, Case Manager
Jim Sykes

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