USB bracelets and Tech IDs are both popular options today. How can you know which is best for you? Learn about pros and cons for each at the Lauren’s Hope blog.
If you’re a caregiver or parent of a person with autism, you may have experienced wandering at some point in time. When it happens, it can be terrifying. You don’t know where your loved one is off to, when or if they will return, or how to locate them. Most importantly, you’re likely concerned about
Amshi’s Story I was diagnosed with type one diabetes on December 17, 2011. That’s the day that changed my life forever. I remember coming home for Christmas break while I was in college, and I was complaining to my mom, like “mom there’s something wrong with my body. I don’t know what it is,
PALOMA’S STORY: You might not be able to tell by looking at me that I’m actually a former farm girl. I lived my whole life in a small town in the middle of nowhere Arizona on my family’s ranch. While I enjoyed horseback riding and helping my dad gather the chicken eggs, I always had
I’ve had a motto since day one of my illness, and it became a motto only because I found myself saying it so often. Sometimes I would say it to remind myself of it’s meaning, other times I’d say it to friends who asked about my health. “I’m still me.” My world got turned upside
I’ve always wondered,“What does sick look like?” While growing up with congenital heart disease, I was commonly told I looked too young, too healthy, too pretty, or even too happy to have a complex, chronic condition that labeled me as “sick.” Society did its best to push these stereotypical labels on me of what I
Vasovagal syncope is a condition that causes people to faint as a result of overstimulation to the vagus nerves. The vagus nerves are two large nerves that control many of the body’s processes that are involuntary (breathing, heartbeat, etc.).
September is ITP Awareness Month, and September 29th is Sport Purple for Platelets Day. This day is devoted to raising awareness and understanding of this disorder. There are plenty of things that you can do to get involved and help to make a difference.