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Patient Chat @patientchat
Welcome to #patientchat - where patients and advocates come to learn from each other and discuss topics of interest to empowered patients.
Patient Chat @patientchat
The Empowered #patientchat is a project of @intakeme @power4patients
Patient Chat @patientchat
We start out with introductions - Those joining in, please take a moment to introduce yourself. #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
Hi everyone! Kara from PEN here and looking forward to today's #patientchat! Learn more about @power4patients here:https://t.co/1gfyjF6uTl
Patient Chat @patientchat
#patientchat host @intakeme works to empower patients through technology, education and community.
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
#Gastroparesis patient and advocate #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
#patientchat host @power4patients https://t.co/ysJcfnnpJx is committed to helping patients connect for better health and care.
Patient Chat @patientchat
Please continue intros and welcomes. I’ll share a couple “ground rules" :) #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
Hi #patientchat’ers. I’m moderating as @patientchat today. I am passionate about community engagement and health. #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @patientchat: #patientchat host @power4patients https://t.co/ysJcfnnpJx is committed to helping patients connect for better health and c…
Anne Polta @annepolta
Happy Friday, everyone! Looking forward to this discussion on this excellent topic. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Today's chat is solely informational & not a substitute for speaking w/ a doctor who's familiar w/your medical needs & history. #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
Hi, burt from @HealthSparq here, and also a patient! #Lymedisease #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
You can view our Chat Etiquette & Guidelines, along with past chat transcripts, at https://t.co/iUIZmqVYfv #patientchat
Alan Brewington @abrewi3010
Alan here just for a minute. Work meeting is taking priority today unfortunately. This sounds like a great topic! #PatientChat https://t.co/VRcmsQV2vU
HealthSparq @HealthSparq
Good morning/afternoon everyone! @Annerskg for @HealthSparq here - obsessed w/ making #healthcare people-first! #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
RT @patientchat: You can view our Chat Etiquette & Guidelines, along with past chat transcripts, at https://t.co/iUIZmqVYfv #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
#mentalheath, #mecfs, and #IBD patient from Philly! #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
Hello #patientchat! Excited to be here for a great conversation today!
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
Hello everyone! I'm a Central Pain Syndrome stroke, thyca, #chronicpain advocate for the patients perspective @CPnervecenter #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
Hello, all! Nancy here. Educator, blogger, author, advocate. 7 yrs post cancer dx. Also brca2+. I write about all of it. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Today's #patientchat topic is: What Not To Say… https://t.co/PB3ncDYGc4
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
Non- #epatient friends - please excuse excessive tweets for the next hour. I'm in #patientchat.
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
Thank you for including my two posts in your invite, btw. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
I will introduce new Topics with T1, T2... Pls include corresponding T# at front of answer - hard to remember but helpful #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
@NancysPoint Thanks for being a great advocate and so glad you could be here. #wordsmatter #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat Happy Fri-yay! I'm Katie, 7 yr breast cancer survivor, t2 diabetic & @wegohealth Patient Leader Hero nominee! #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @patientchat: @NancysPoint Thanks for being a great advocate and so glad you could be here. #wordsmatter #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Here comes the first topic (T1:)... #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
RT @patientchat: Join the "What Not To Say" #patientchat Fri 5/26 1pmET as we discuss those awkward conversations about your health. https:…
Inspire @teaminspire
RT @JBBC: Great topic for today's #patientchat 1pmET What Not To Say… https://t.co/YaNtHWBNgG via @intakeme https://t.co/t7Easn7UAk
SPBOC Foundation @spbocf
RT @patientchat: Join us in a few minutes for the Empowered #patientchat. Info/Topics: https://t.co/PB3ncDYGc4 #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
T1: What are some of the things people have said to you about a disease/condition that really struck a cord? #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @patientchat: T1: What are some of the things people have said to you about a disease/condition that really struck a cord? #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
@patientchat @NancysPoint You're very kind. Appreciate the opportunity to chat about topic I care so much about. #patientchat
Inspire @teaminspire
Hello to #PatientChat. John Novack here from Inspire.
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
@katie5280 @patientchat @wegohealth Congrats on the Hero nomination! #patientchat
Inspire @teaminspire
RT @patientchat: T1: What are some of the things people have said to you about a disease/condition that really struck a cord? #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
T1: Just a few-"Don't worry", "Everything happens for a reason", "Be strong", or comparing me to other ppl they know w/cancer #patientchat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat But you look so good! #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@mayanorthen @patientchat @wegohealth Thank you! Would love to win! #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
T1: every person is unique and needs to be treated as an individual, there is no one size fits all #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
Hi, I'm Nigel from UK. My "specialist subjects" as a patient are #IBD #BAM #PVT....and I'm chuffed that I got the time right! #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @burtrosen: T1: every person is unique and needs to be treated as an individual, there is no one size fits all #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T1 "Surely you can eat just a few bites." No. No, I can't. #Gastroparesis #CureGP #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
T1 "You're so brave." No, I'm not. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@katie5280 @patientchat @wegohealth Really?! That's so exciting! Good luck 🍀 #PatientChat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T1 - Cancer happened for a reason... It's an opportunity for enlightenment...so on and so on... #patientchat
Alan Brewington @abrewi3010
T1 I'm on crutches just for the attention. #PatientChat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat T1: it could be worse #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
@AnnePolta Oh yes, the you're so brave talk...not helpful to me. #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T1 - so are you now cured of #Crohns Disease? #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
MT @TwoFacesofMS #patientchat T1: it could be worse
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T1: "But you have a good life." "What are you depressed about" "everyone gets exhausted." "You should practice gratitude." #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat T1. Your heart problems are all nerves
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T1:So much but generally along the lines of how I deserve to get what I have or deserve 2 die based on treatment choices. #patientchat #rude
burtrosen @burtrosen
why is there such a lack of understanding of #chronicillness? #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T1 More the look (rather than saying anything) when using a Disabled Toilet because there are no outward signs of being sick #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T1: "calm down/relax/chill out". "Others have it so much worse". "You're using your illness as a crutch" "Just try harder". #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T1 So-n-so has that disease & they recovered just fine #PatientChat https://t.co/m6dO9XvnxZ
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
T1: "With a positive attitude and mind, you'll beat this"…uhh what?! #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
@katie5280 @patientchat whoever told you that is a class A jerk! #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T1 You can't be that bad, you don't look like you've had a bad stroke #PatientChat https://t.co/m6dO9XvnxZ
Katie @katie5280
@TwoFacesofMS @patientchat Wow! Just curious, what is your response to that? #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
You're over it by now aren't you? If not, why not? #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Thanks all for sharing. Topic 2 (T2:) coming up... https://t.co/PB3ncDYGc4 #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
@JotallyWalksome @NancysPoint @AnnePolta Agree completely. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T1 Well at least #Thyroid cancer is the good cancer to get #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T1 "Well, you will be okay. It just takes time." Chronic. It's chronic with no cure -- yet. #Gastroparesis #CureGP #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
Ah yes, the tyranny of positive thinking. This one always burns my bacon. #patientchat https://t.co/CkvrI1ifRN
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T1: "Are u still depressed?" "You're a pawn of the dr/med/therapy system"... "Just pray about it" <- like I need an exorcism #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
is anyone else reading these responses and getting really angry and agitated? the lack of #empathy is so sad! #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
@lisadbudzinski Someone has actually said that????? #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid Chuffed is? happy excited ? 😊 #patientchat
Inspire @teaminspire
RT @mayanorthen: T1: "Are u still depressed?" "You're a pawn of the dr/med/therapy system"... "Just pray about it" <- like I need an exorc…
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
Yeah - the good cancer thing is just so obnoxious. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid Yes my endocrinologist, radiologists & nurses #PatientChat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
@lisadbudzinski Sorry. It's a UKism. Just pleased to have translated EST successfully to BST #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
Indeed! RT @btrfly12: Yeah - the good cancer thing is just so obnoxious. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid I love new words ✨ #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
@AnnePolta Right? All along I could have just been more optimistic and grateful and I've have beaten genetics! Who knew? (obvious sarcasm) #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @burtrosen: is anyone else reading these responses and getting really angry and agitated? the lack of #empathy is so sad! #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
T2: Why do you think these awkward conversations are so common? Why do we find it so hard to communicate about illness? #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
Empathy and understanding for a situation is so important! #patientchat https://t.co/OQEd5tegdr
Katie @katie5280
@burtrosen @patientchat It's been from multiple people! Guess when you don't know what to day, you go with the crude route! Lol! #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat society has an unspoken rule that all must be positive
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
T2: I think people feel awkward and don't know what to say so they just blurt out the first thing that comes to mind #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @MaryOCMack: #patientchat society has an unspoken rule that all must be positive
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat illness isn't positive
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @patientchat: T2: Why do you think these awkward conversations are so common? Why do we find it so hard to communicate about illness? #p
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T2 Great questions. Truth telling often makes others uncomfortable. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T2: I think people are subconsciously building up mental barriers so they can know it won't happen to them. Mental fallacies. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@burtrosen It truly is & for over 2 decades now ✨ #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
@Alert1MedAlert Yeah I had to stop listing them lol. I could write a book. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
T2 Many people genuinely don't know what to say. They're trying to be kind and end up being clumsy. #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
T2: lots of chronic illness can't be "seen" couple that with a lack of understanding and #emapthy and you get stupid comments #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
Very much so. That's why awareness and advocacy is needed. #patientchat https://t.co/4LeMA0JKgg
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T2 No one wants to hear anything other than success stories -- overcoming. They fail to see the small daily battles we overcome #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T2 - Difficult conversations are just that, difficult. Still need to have them tho. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T2: so many taboo's and pressure on putting forth your best face means a culture that can't talk about struggle :( #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
RT @burtrosen: T2: lots of chronic illness can't be "seen" couple that with a lack of understanding and #emapthy and you get stupid comment…
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@melissarvh Isn't that the truth?! #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
RT @btrfly12: T2: so many taboo's and pressure on putting forth your best face means a culture that can't talk about struggle :( #patientch
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @btrfly12: T2: so many taboo's and pressure on putting forth your best face means a culture that can't talk about struggle :( #patientch
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T2: In some cases, they're *trying* to help, w/o experience/knowledge. Alternatively, they're ignorantly stigmatizing. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @btrfly12: T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T2: Oh yeah, some people just can't help but go into "fix it" mode when something hard comes up. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @btrfly12: T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
@mayanorthen We believe it! It must have been hard to tune them out. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@btrfly12 Why is it, if we talk about struggle we're immediately called out as looking for attention? #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @lisadbudzinski: @btrfly12 Why is it, if we talk about struggle we're immediately called out as looking for attention? #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T2 I think truth in itself is inspirational. Perhaps sounds corny, but... #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
@melissarvh Yes! I routinely try to blog when I'm feeling awful I want people to really know what it is like inside anxious, depressed mind #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
@btrfly12 especially for things people don't understand #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @lisadbudzinski: @btrfly12 Why is it, if we talk about struggle we're immediately called out as looking for attention? #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @NancysPoint: T2 I think truth in itself is inspirational. Perhaps sounds corny, but... #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
This one makes me SO mad. And makes me realize that person probably doesn't want to understand. #patientchat https://t.co/VvNfUMjCVV
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
Learning how to have difficult conversations about sensitive/serious topics isn't taught #patientchat https://t.co/mRce8wRLiI
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T2 I think people sometimes don't know what to say & fall back on tired cliches. They mean well but don't know how to handle it #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T2: I think that people don’t know what to say, so they either stay silent or say something inappropriate. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Topic 3 (T3:) coming up... https://t.co/PB3ncDYGc4 #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @mayanorthen: @melissarvh Yes! I routinely try to blog when I'm feeling awful I want people to really know what it is like inside…
Anne Polta @annepolta
@JotallyWalksome Proof that many people truly want to learn how to do this better. #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
@JotallyWalksome @btrfly12 one thing i've learned in 20 yrs of marriage is to just shut up and listen some times, fixers have a tough time with that #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T2 Is it a natural human trait to compare with another situation or try to give cureable solutions? #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T2: I think it’s so hard to communicate because for so long the culture has been to be hush hush about it. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
T3: What are some of the language traps surrounding illness? What terms do you hate to hear from others and the media? #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@melissarvh I truly believe the majority really do mean well ✨ #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T2: also think there's a fine line btwn empathy & selfishness. Ppl try to empathize but can't, & so becomes about them, not u #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat even in doctor's appts I often downplay complaints
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @MaryOCMack: #patientchat even in doctor's appts I often downplay complaints
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
T3: Warrior words like fighter/battle/strong/brave are nice & all, but what if you don't want to be "tough" all of the time #patientchat
burtrosen @burtrosen
@lisadbudzinski @melissarvh you're right, its just awkward and people don't like living in awkward #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T3 There are so many...but the war metaphors really grate on my nerves. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T3: "Prevention" is a word that is rarely appropriate. Risk reduction is often a much more accurate and less stigmatizing term. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
T2 Trite cultural narratives that reduce us to victims/heroes, victory or loss of a "battle." No room for real stories. #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
@lisadbudzinski I think ppl want to help (some) but haven't experienced it. So they try to do their best, & it "flops". <-being nice. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@burtrosen @melissarvh Awkward is a great word for it ✨ #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T3: I never want to read in media that someone "lost their battle" - just odious to me. #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @btrfly12: T3: "Prevention" is a word that is rarely appropriate. Risk reduction is often a much more accurate and less stigmatizing ter…
burtrosen @burtrosen
@mayanorthen @lisadbudzinski Benefit of the doubt is important but tough after a while #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T3 "Lost" her battle. Well, we all "lose" eventually. No one is immortal. It is not a battle; it is just life & illness. #patientchat
CP Nerve Center @Cpnervecenter
#patientchat Hi all. I'M LATE-Sorry. Hi to my partner @lisadbudzinski
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @melissarvh: T3 "Lost" her battle. Well, we all "lose" eventually. No one is immortal. It is not a battle; it is just life & illness. #p
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T3 "well this happened for a reason. There must be something you need to learn this point in your life" #patientchat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat T2: personally I find no issues discussing, professionally still huge stigmas #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T3: If it's really an advocate, it rarely bothers me bc they're trying to help, & three are only so many applicable words. #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T3 - I loathe the implication illness is a gift, opportunity of some sort to reinvent yourself. #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat God has a plan for you
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T3 The UK media are especially good at using the word "cure" based on the flimsiest of stories or supposed research #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat because someone survived.
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Cpnervecenter Hey partner!! 👋 Everyone, meet my partner bbhomebody!! #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
Good point #patientchat https://t.co/TX1mn5VDeW
Trisha Bundy @bundytr5
RT @burtrosen: T2: lots of chronic illness can't be "seen" couple that with a lack of understanding and #emapthy and you get stupid comment…
Annie @anniefromkansas
For people to assume your blood glucose levels are out of control bc you're doing something wrong with diet or exercise. #patientchat
Trisha Bundy @bundytr5
RT @melissarvh: T2 No one wants to hear anything other than success stories -- overcoming. They fail to see the small daily battles we over…
Anne Polta @annepolta
T3 Not just vocab. but also tone -- the undertone of pity or "wow, isn't this person amazing." Don't dehumanize me. #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T3- "Lost her/his battle" is at the top of my list of irritating phrases heard over and over. Words matter. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T3: The brave/hero talk makes me uncomfortable too. Hard to pin down the why.... #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@burtrosen @mayanorthen Definitely on both 😉 #patientchat
Trisha Bundy @bundytr5
RT @btrfly12: T2: so many taboo's and pressure on putting forth your best face means a culture that can't talk about struggle :( #patientch
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @patientchat: T3: What are some of the language traps surrounding illness? What terms do you hate to hear from others and the media? #pa
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T3 "God gives His strongest warriors the toughest battles." #Gastroparesis patients must be pretty freaking amazing, then. #patientchat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat T2: "cure" gets tossed around like it's so simple, better treatments with less side effects more realistic #patientchat
Mary @marycray
@CleClinicMD The challenge now is to practice healthcare as the art of making what appears to be impossible possible. #ptexp #PESummit #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T3: I think there is a lot of talk and terms that can lead to blaming oneself or others assuming you are to blame. #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T3: But if it's not an advocate, basically any mental health term that's become common but is not OK. i.e crazy. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
I see life differently after cancer but it came at a price. So no, it wasn't a "gift." #patientchat https://t.co/WoPhdXy0Ot
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@katie5280 @patientchat "Sure it can always be worse, but today this is my reality" #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@JotallyWalksome Apparently I need to learn DNA and genomes 😄 #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
CURE!!! That's the term other than "prevention" that really gets to me and that is rarely the most appropriate thing to say. #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T3: Also as a MH advocate, when discussing suicide, the word "committed". Crimes and Sins are committed. Suicide is neither. #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
Couldn't agree more https://t.co/efUUOdDWft
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
@AnnePolta Definitely no gift for me either. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
Every journalist and writer should follow @afspnational media guidelines for covering suicides. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Topic 4 (T4:) coming up... #patientchat
SPBOC Foundation @spbocf
RT @btrfly12: CURE!!! That's the term other than "prevention" that really gets to me and that is rarely the most appropriate thing to say.…
Annie @anniefromkansas
People who equate chronic pain, even with "legitimate" diagnosis, with laziness or being a "freeloader". #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T3: It bothers me how the media sometimes portrays stage 4 cancer. Stage 4 doesn’t always mean death or metastasis #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T3 One term used in the #IBD community is "pooping". It's very childish and I think demeans the seriousness of the condition #patientchat
SPBOC Foundation @spbocf
RT @btrfly12: T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
T4: What things have people said to you that you found truly supportive and helpful? #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T4 "What can I do to help?" is 1 of the most supportive phrases I've heard. Also, "Do you want company?" Leaves me in control. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @btrfly12: Every journalist and writer should follow @afspnational media guidelines for covering suicides. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @patientchat: T4: What things have people said to you that you found truly supportive and helpful? #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @TwoFacesofMS: @patientchat T2: "cure" gets tossed around like it's so simple, better treatments with less side effects more realistic #…
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
T4: Honesty - When they admit to not knowing what to say b/c all I really wanted was for them to just be there #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T4 It's OK to have really bad days #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @power4patients: T4: Honesty - When they admit to not knowing what to say b/c all I really wanted was for them to just be there #patien
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @lisadbudzinski: T4 It's OK to have really bad days #patientchat
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T4: Sometimes, no words. Holding me when I break down w/depression. Taking care of things when anxiety is overwhelming. #patientchat
Natalie 🦓 @_Nataliea
Anything over-dramatic (my condition periodically ends up on "weirdest conditions ever!!!!" Lists. Awkwardness.) #patientchat https://t.co/U0rwl8nWvn
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat when do you usually take a nap?
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T4 Instead of, "It's only hair" I liked "I'm sorry you're losing your hair" or "I'm sorry this is happening" sort of comment. #patientchat
Annie @anniefromkansas
"It's just positive thoughts or mind over matter." In real life, sometimes "matter" wins. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T4 Any actions (or words) truly seeking to provide what I want/need -- and not what they THINK I need -- are most appreciated! #patientchat
Whitney Petit @CfEpilepsy
It's not too late to join #patientchat
CP Nerve Center @Cpnervecenter
#patientchat T4 Ask me "What do you need?" Then I can honesty tell you.
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
1000x this!! One of the most difficult things ppl can say is to admit they don't understand but will help. Means so much. #patientchat https://t.co/aALKqtlURp
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T4 Hard to beat, "I'm here for you." #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@power4patients I really respected the 2 Drs who were honest by telling me my conditions were way beyond their help #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @lisadbudzinski: @power4patients I really respected the 2 Drs who were honest by telling me my conditions were way beyond their help #pa
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
I think the brave/hero stuff makes it seem like you have super powers and so downplays how hard it really is, daily struggles #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat how many bags of groceries are in the trunk? Where should I put them?
Whitney Petit @CfEpilepsy
RT @patientchat: T3: What are some of the language traps surrounding illness? What terms do you hate to hear from others and the media? #pa
burtrosen @burtrosen
T4: what you're going through is ok and normal, u should feel the way u feel, not the way others tell u how u should feel #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat T4
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
@lisadbudzinski @power4patients Oh, honesty is greatly appreciated! So right, Ms. Lisa! #patientchat
Whitney Petit @CfEpilepsy
RT @patientchat: T4: What things have people said to you that you found truly supportive and helpful? #patientchat
Whitney Petit @CfEpilepsy
RT @lisadbudzinski: T4 It's OK to have really bad days #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T4_ And "being here for you," doesn't have to be in the physical sense either. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@_Nataliea Yes! Always being told you're in the 1% doesn't give a Pt much hope #patientchat
PR Girl @prgirl73
RT @btrfly12: T2: so many taboo's and pressure on putting forth your best face means a culture that can't talk about struggle :( #patientch
Katie @katie5280
@TwoFacesofMS @patientchat Great answer! I love to tell people, "it's better than a poke in the eye." #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
YES x10000! https://t.co/juMQ1epGfa
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat T4: whatever you need I'm there for you #patientchat
SPBOC Foundation @spbocf
Follow #patientchat now for a fantastic livestream of thoughts re: the social realities of #cancer. @gyncsm #ovariancancer
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
RT @Anniefromkansas: People who equate chronic pain, even with "legitimate" diagnosis, with laziness or being a "freeloader". #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@btrfly12 Oooohhh I can see how that makes sense✨ #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @Alert1MedAlert: Learning how to have difficult conversations about sensitive/serious topics isn't taught #patientchat https://t.co/mRce…
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@katie5280 @patientchat 😜 lol #patientchat
Annie @anniefromkansas
Being offended at label "disabled". I'm not "differently abled". I'm in wheelchair dt bone pain.There are things I can't do. #patientchat
Health Advocate @healthadvoc_ca
Getting in to this late, sorry, but what do people think about the term patient vs client, consumer, citizen, etc? #patientchat #ptexp https://t.co/gmGLJk08FM
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@NancysPoint @Anniefromkansas This is a huge one 👆 #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T4: I appreciated those who said “I don’t know what to say” and the one who forwarded me the What Cancer Can Not Do poem. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @healthadvoc_ca: Getting in to this late, sorry, but what do people think about the term patient vs client, consumer, citizen, etc?…
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T4 More an attitude than words - whenever a consultant takes into account my QOL as being key part in any medication decisions #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
MT #patientchat @decipher_bc Replying to @btrfly12: I've had to unlearn that a bit, to listen instead of rushing to problem solving.
Patient Chat @patientchat
Final topic (T5:) coming up... #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
T5: What are the kinds of things you don’t want to hear specifically from doctors and other members of your healthcare team? #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @patientchat: T5: What are the kinds of things you don’t want to hear specifically from doctors and other members of your healthcare tea…
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T5 "It's probably just stress." Yes, well, relieving my symptoms would relieve some of my stress. How about we work on that? #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat dismissive statements that end communication
Annie @anniefromkansas
Like anyone else in life I have good days & bad days. Usually more good but don't expect "Pollyanna" every day. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
T4 What really helped me were the people who just listened without being judgmental or feeling they had to fix the situation. #patientchat
O-aRat @ogdog1313
Even if the "illness" isn't chronic. I'm bipolar. Most have heard the word, few know what it entails, nor know it isn't a blanket illness https://t.co/GDCUYjRx1K
ShereeseM, MS/MBA @ShereesePubHlth
@healthadvoc_ca I can tell you from a policy POV, the term is usually jurisdiction & service provided-specific. There are actually some regs #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
You can find links to more thoughts on what to say and what not to say in today's #patientchat event listing: https://t.co/PB3ncDYGc4
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T5 "I am a world expert in..... so I know best" but they have no communication skills. Should have stayed in research! #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
RT @melissarvh: T5 "It's probably just stress." Yes, well, relieving my symptoms would relieve some of my stress. How about we work on that…
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T5: From everyone but my therapist: "What is that? I've never heard of that" when I tell them i have cyclothymia. #patientchat
ShereeseM, MS/MBA @ShereesePubHlth
RT @patientchat: You can find links to more thoughts on what to say and what not to say in today's #patientchat event listing: https://t.co…
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T5: I keep hearing WAY TOO OFTEN about women told physical symptoms were "all in their head". #patientchat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
@patientchat T5: scientific results around mice! 99.99% of that never makes it out of the lab #patientchat
Patient Advocacy @patientadvstrat
I So agree with you @btrfly12 it's not a win/lose, zero sum game. #FightOn #patientchat https://t.co/SH3CPFZpLQ
HealthSparq @HealthSparq
RT @patientchat: You can find links to more thoughts on what to say and what not to say in today's #patientchat event listing: https://t.co…
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T5 - When "complaining" about issues, them implying something along the lines of, you should be grateful you're alive. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
T5 You have the good cancer & you'll be just fine. I was really looking forward to that. It never came #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T5 "In the meantime, try to eat a little more." #Gastroparesis #CureGP #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
T5: I also hear WAY TOO OFTEN of patients told "you're to young for X,Y,Z" and doctors and years later it is in fact X,Y,Z. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @patientchat: You can find links to more thoughts on what to say and what not to say in today's #patientchat event listing: https://t.co…
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T5: Don't want cutesy-fluffy sugarcoated, nor for them to be a jerk in delivering bad news. Honest but nice enough. #patientchat
Alie Murphy @nataliemurpheds
RT @btrfly12: T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Katie @katie5280
@patientchat T5: Not encouraging a second opinion (if necessary) or giving you options. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
T5 And my all-time favorite: "#Gastroparesis does not cause pain." That's when you know it's time to walk out the door. #CureGP #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
@JotallyWalksome The reluctance to talk about the financial side - which impacts your care and exp. - can be tough. #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @melissarvh: T5 And my all-time favorite: "#Gastroparesis does not cause pain." That's when you know it's time to walk out the door. #Cu
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
T5- Being told, "you'll be fine," irked me early on. No one knew that. Felt dismissive. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @NancysPoint: T5- Being told, "you'll be fine," irked me early on. No one knew that. Felt dismissive. #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat not sharing their thought processes.
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @NancysPoint: T5 - When "complaining" about issues, them implying something along the lines of, you should be grateful you're alive. #p
Anne Polta @annepolta
T5 Dismissing the late effects of cancer tx with "but that was so long ago, it can't possibly be causing your symptoms." #patientchat
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @Crohnoid: T5 "I am a world expert in..... so I know best" but they have no communication skills. Should have stayed in research! #patie
ShereeseM, MS/MBA @ShereesePubHlth
T5 IMHO care/tx needs to be personal & has to address the whole personal. Words said to generalize a person's dx is ill-advised #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@melissarvh I know right?! What you have shouldn't be causing all this pain #patientchat
TwoFacesofMS 💋 @TwoFacesofMS
What not to say to ppl living with diseases @patientchat #patientchat https://t.co/DBRNaziXa4 #MS #MultipleSclerosis
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @ShereesePubHlth: T5 IMHO care/tx needs to be personal & has to address the whole personal. Words said to generalize a person's dx is il…
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @AnnePolta: T5 Dismissing the late effects of cancer tx with "but that was so long ago, it can't possibly be causing your symptoms." #p
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T5: All but my therapist tiptoeing around my mental health. If I can talk openly about it they should be able to too. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
RT @mayanorthen: T5: Don't want cutesy-fluffy sugarcoated, nor for them to be a jerk in delivering bad news. Honest but nice enough. #patie
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @NancysPoint: T5 - When "complaining" about issues, them implying something along the lines of, you should be grateful you're alive. #p
O-aRat @ogdog1313
@patientchat T1: Me: I'm bipolar, do you know what it is? Them: yeah Me: Ok, tell me what you know Them: .....silence... #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat being treated as if I'm difficult even when I've been spot on
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
@lisadbudzinski Exactly, Ms. Lisa! "Shouldn't" is irrelevant. Either this is or you need to find the new thing that is. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Time to start sharing closing thoughts (CT) on what you learned, were reminded of or can implement. Start your tweet w/ CT: #patientchat
CP Nerve Center @Cpnervecenter
#patientchat T5-Don't need a fresh new doctor asking , "But have u tried this?" We're not pain newbies. We know our Conditions inside & out
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
T5: Not considering how medications (not for my mood cycling) could affect my mentalhealth #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat it's a team, so adversarial behaviors are confusing to me
Nigel H @Crohnoid
T5 "I'm behind with my follow-up letters". For that reason I blog about my appointments as they have proved valuable records #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@melissarvh Yes! Don't throw pills at me. Plz ding the root cause. That sure would have saved 1 decade into all this madness #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @Cpnervecenter: #patientchat T5-Don't need a fresh new doctor asking , "But have u tried this?" We're not pain newbies. We know our Cond…
TheInfinitelyProlongedBear🌹 @Theresthatbear
RT @ShereesePubHlth: T5 IMHO care/tx needs to be personal & has to address the whole personal. Words said to generalize a person's dx is il…
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
CT: Every patient is different. Assess their attitude and situation before offering any words of "encouragement" or advice #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat I look up to my doctors and hold them in high esteem. Still it's a team
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @burtrosen: T4: what you're going through is ok and normal, u should feel the way u feel, not the way others tell u how u should feel #…
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @power4patients: CT: Every patient is different. Assess their attitude and situation before offering any words of "encouragement" or adv…
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
CT: I'm so thankful for everyone who comes and shares their truths on #patientchat
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
CT: Being your own best advocate is a skill that takes practice too. You get better at it over time. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @power4patients: CT: Every patient is different. Assess their attitude and situation before offering any words of "encouragement" or adv…
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @NancysPoint: CT: Being your own best advocate is a skill that takes practice too. You get better at it over time. #patientchat
ShereeseM, MS/MBA @ShereesePubHlth
@Cpnervecenter Or hasty generalizations. "We're not seeing that w/ this dx. Generally speaking, you should be feeling this . . ," Excuse me! #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
@JotallyWalksome @MaryOCMack Or "demanding." #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @NancysPoint: CT: Being your own best advocate is a skill that takes practice too. You get better at it over time. #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
@JotallyWalksome @MaryOCMack Yes! I am apparently frequently "noncompliant." #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
CT: Always an excellent exchange of views and always something that triggers a post. Might go for "Illness Top Trumps" next #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
CT One size does not fit all. I do feel as though #empathy is needed on both sides & as a whole of the healthcare team #patientchat
ShereeseM, MS/MBA @ShereesePubHlth
@MaryOCMack Collaborative care will always trump adversarial care. Most Drs want to work with us, not at us. #patientchat
Anne Polta @annepolta
CT Listen. Don't project; don't judge. Everyone has their own narrative. Let them own their story. #patientchat
Mary MACK @MaryOCMack
#patientchat @JotallyWalksome Exactly
Patient Chat @patientchat
@Crohnoid make sure you share any posts to the #patientchat hashtag :)
Maya Northen Augelli @mayanorthen
CT: It's nice to be reminded that there are others who understand my frustrations. illness often feels lonely. #patientchat
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
Thank you @btrfly12 for moderating another great chat today. Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone! #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
#patientchat is your community. Thanks for sharing of yourself. Contact us here or at @intakeme @power4patients anytime.
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
CT: Be real. Be you. It's enough. Can't be said often enough. #patientchat
Nigel H @Crohnoid
CT: If you find the right medical team that treats you as an equal in any discussions and decisions then don't let them go #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@ShereesePubHlth @Cpnervecenter I've heard that one! "Looks like you (the doc) and I are going to be learning something new doesn't it?" 😉 #patientchat
Health Advocate @healthadvoc_ca
Do we need to re-power the word, are we concerned of unequal Pt-Dr partnership-change system view of #patientexperience? #patientchat #ptexp
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
CTper Emily McDowell: “I’m here,” and “I’m thinking about you,” and “How are you doing today?” and then let the person talk. …” #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
Thank you so much for another helpful and informative chat! Looking forward to the next! #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Thanks to all for joining our Empowered #patientchat. We'll tweet out the transcript about 15min past the hour. #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@melissarvh Oops "find" not ding #patientchat See ! This phone is trying to think for me & it's incorrect 😄
Patient Chat @patientchat
Join us and @HealthSparq Fri, 6/9 1pmET for the next #patientchat "Finding Your Tribe" https://t.co/h5ffWwyWxx #WTFix #WhatTheHealthCare
Jessica Gimeno🎙🎨♿️ @JessicaGimeno
RT @patientchat: Join us and @HealthSparq Fri, 6/9 1pmET for the next #patientchat "Finding Your Tribe" https://t.co/h5ffWwyWxx #WTFix #Wha
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
RT @healthadvoc_ca: Do we need to re-power the word, are we concerned of unequal Pt-Dr partnership-change system view of #patientexperience
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @patientchat: Join us and @HealthSparq Fri, 6/9 1pmET for the next #patientchat "Finding Your Tribe" https://t.co/h5ffWwyWxx #WTFix #Wha
Nancy's Point @NancysPoint
CT: Thanks for the great chat, all. TY for moderating, @btrfly12. #patientchat
Alert1 Medical Alert @alert1medalert
CT: It's great to see how much support is in this community. We always learn so much when we join in! #patientchat
Rheumatoid Patient @rheumpatient
@Crohnoid @lisadbudzinski I didn't get the UK time right. Hence late to the party. #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Empowered #patientchat schedule note: The summer chats will be once/month Jun 9, Jul 7, and Aug 4 - Fridays 1pmET. https://t.co/BYkMheqssc
burtrosen @burtrosen
great chat so real and authentic it inspires me thanks everyone for being so honest & sharing this is what fixes the mess #patientchat https://t.co/MdgEFt2zYx
CP Nerve Center @Cpnervecenter
#patientchat CT Thanks again for a fun & enlightening round of tweetchat. HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.
Patient Empowerment @power4patients
RT @patientchat: Empowered #patientchat schedule note: The summer chats will be once/month Jun 9, Jul 7, and Aug 4 - Fridays 1pmET. https:/…
Rheumatoid Patient @rheumpatient
@Crohnoid @lisadbudzinski Also had no idea 'chuffed' was not a word elsewhere! #patientchat
Melissa VanHouten @melissarvh
RT @patientchat: Join us and @HealthSparq Fri, 6/9 1pmET for the next #patientchat "Finding Your Tribe" https://t.co/h5ffWwyWxx #WTFix #Wha
burtrosen @burtrosen
RT @patientchat: Join us and @HealthSparq Fri, 6/9 1pmET for the next #patientchat "Finding Your Tribe" https://t.co/h5ffWwyWxx #WTFix #Wha
Patient Chat @patientchat
As May wraps up, there's still time to support #MentalHealthMonth https://t.co/MW2ZtwP2tT @NAMICommunicate #patientchat #IntoMentalHealth
burtrosen @burtrosen
so excited to be partnered on this one with such an inspiring group of real people who care. i feel honored, really #patientchat https://t.co/yx3QO7YfRZ
Patient Chat @patientchat
The first Sunday in June (6/4/2017) is National Cancer Survivors Day. Learn more: https://t.co/BR8Bnn3WdO @SurvivorsDay #patientchat
Quoth the Pigeon @quoththepigeon
False modesty is the most decent of all falsehoods. #patientchat
Adebisi @adebisi4141
https://t.co/oyPcQlW6P2 #repost #instagram No Watermark! #patientchat 2398634
SOMAVAC Medical @somavacmedical
RT @patientchat: The first Sunday in June (6/4/2017) is National Cancer Survivors Day. Learn more: https://t.co/BR8Bnn3WdO @SurvivorsDay #…
Patient Chat @patientchat
Our ePatient101 courses are open. Sign up for self-paced courses on becoming a more empowered patient https://t.co/uzxXSiVAyv #patientchat
Alex Taşçı @alextasc
https://t.co/xeBbz7P2vI #repost #instagram No Watermark! #patientchat 2752223
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
Everyone have a great Memorial Day weekend no matter where you are ✨#patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
Keep the conversation going between chats - tweet things of interest to empowered patients with hashtag #patientchat
yigitinc @yigitinc
https://t.co/ceCuVx8rY8 #repost #instagram No Watermark! #patientchat 1100525
Jessica Gimeno🎙🎨♿️ @JessicaGimeno
RT @patientchat: Keep the conversation going between chats - tweet things of interest to empowered patients with hashtag #patientchat
Sylvia White RD CDE @sylviawhiterd
Bugged me when a school asked me if my son's diabetes was the "bad" kind! https://t.co/ugfOQFkOuQ
Hassan Alamoudi @7assan_alamoudi
أمر هاااام جداً … يتوجب عليك معرفته https://t.co/4ljm6osbkd #patientchat https://t.co/Q2oRlNMQBQ
Ryan Cyril @ryancyril5
https://t.co/Z5q916V7jl #repost #instagram No Watermark! #patientchat 4954043
Pancamo @pancamo5
https://t.co/1B4oRXFO9v #repost #instagram No Watermark! #patientchat 4829722
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
#patientchat: https://t.co/KvFTVxKO9T
TheInfinitelyProlongedBear🌹 @Theresthatbear
RT @melissarvh: T5 And my all-time favorite: "#Gastroparesis does not cause pain." That's when you know it's time to walk out the door. #Cu
CP Nerve Center @Cpnervecenter
#patientchat Have a wonderful weekend everyone. And a great Memorial Weekend here in the U.S.
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
RT @PatientAdvStrat: I So agree with you @btrfly12 it's not a win/lose, zero sum game. #FightOn #patientchat https://t.co/SH3CPFZpLQ
Christina Lizaso @btrfly12
#patientchat #nostigma https://t.co/pnMFY9KzAn
Rheumatoid Patient @rheumpatient
@Cpnervecenter @Crohnoid @lisadbudzinski If you want to take it to the next level, we also say 'I'm dead chuffed' when you really feel proud of yourself. #patientchat
J Fashion & Cosplay @jpcostume
Lino Lakes , #Wellesley2017 , #WorldDraculaDay , Dan Lambert , #patientchat , #26May , Far Cry 5 , Sprig
HealthSparq @HealthSparq
RT @burtrosen: so excited to be partnered on this one with such an inspiring group of real people who care. i feel honored, really…
toalla_ewoks @toalla_ewoks
#patientchat https://t.co/DwAsfV3tlo
Mia Marino @str8gal
So I remember https://t.co/KOSeApqHxe
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @katie5280: @patientchat T1:So much but generally along the lines of how I deserve to get what I have or deserve 2 die based on…
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @lisadbudzinski: T1 So-n-so has that disease & they recovered just fine #PatientChat https://t.co/m6dO9XvnxZ
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @btrfly12: T2: Not all stories are "inspirational" but all stories matter. #patientchat
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @power4patients: CT: Every patient is different. Assess their attitude and situation before offering any words of "encouragement" or adv…
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @burtrosen: T2: lots of chronic illness can't be "seen" couple that with a lack of understanding and #emapthy and you get stupid comment…
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@rheumpatient @Cpnervecenter @Crohnoid Love it! #patientchat
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @lisadbudzinski: T4 It's OK to have really bad days #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @katie5280: @patientchat T2: I think it’s so hard to communicate because for so long the culture has been to be hush hush about it. #pat
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @melissarvh: T2 I think people sometimes don't know what to say & fall back on tired cliches. They mean well but don't know how to handl…
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @btrfly12: T2: Oh yeah, some people just can't help but go into "fix it" mode when something hard comes up. #patientchat
Helen Findlay @helenfindlay
RT @Alert1MedAlert: Learning how to have difficult conversations about sensitive/serious topics isn't taught #patientchat https://t.co/mRce…
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @TwoFacesofMS: @patientchat T2: "cure" gets tossed around like it's so simple, better treatments with less side effects more realistic #…
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid @Cpnervecenter @rheumpatient Oh yikes! That's entirely different meaning than happy! #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid @Cpnervecenter @rheumpatient Oh lord! Please ask us! 😄 #patientchat
Lisa Davis Budzinski @lisadbudzinski
@Crohnoid @rheumpatient @Cpnervecenter Definitely. I love how chats are world wide ✨ #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @TwoFacesofMS: @patientchat T5: scientific results around mice! 99.99% of that never makes it out of the lab #patientchat
Patient Chat @patientchat
RT @katie5280: @patientchat T5: Not encouraging a second opinion (if necessary) or giving you options. #patientchat
#patientchat content from Twitter.