Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Happy Awareness Month! If you don’t already know, August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month! Each year, G-PACT posts all month long sharing stories, information, fundraisers and more! Our goal is to bring more awareness to Gastroparesis and highlight patients from our awesome community. Each Monday, we’re sharing a patient story. Some of you may know aboutContinue reading “Gastroparesis Awareness Month”

Honor Patient: Hannah

Continuing on with our Honor Patients, today hear from Hannah Setzer. Read below about how she has incorporated daily movement and exercise safely into her life, and what that means to her. My name is Hannah and I am totally feeding tube fed. I was born with a rare medical condition that affects my lymphaticContinue reading “Honor Patient: Hannah”

Meet the G-PACT team

Last week, we introduced you to one of our members of the team, Carolanne. To continue to get to know the team, today we’d like to share a little more about our Public Relations Director, Marie Jefferson-Clune! What is your current role with G-PACT? Director of Public Relations -What brought you to G-PACT?  I haveContinue reading “Meet the G-PACT team”

Honor Patient: Rachel Briggs’ Story

Each week this month here at the Pact Blog, we’re featuring a story from a member of our community. We have enjoyed getting to know these people, and know you will too. First up, Rachel Briggs. My story begins when I was 12. I suffered with a very severe eating disorder (Anorexia subtype purging) andContinue reading “Honor Patient: Rachel Briggs’ Story”

Meet the G-PACT team

Happy Awareness Month! To begin the month, we’d like to formally introduce you to some of our core team members here at G-PACT. Our team is made up of volunteers, most of whom are patients themselves. We work pretty hard behind the scenes, so we’re putting the spotlight on those who help keep us upContinue reading “Meet the G-PACT team”

Working with Chronic Illness

Working when you have a chronic illness, like Gastroparesis, is a challenge. However, for those who are able to work, there are strategies and actions that you can put into place to improve your workplace experience. Pact Blog writer Nancy has some great advice on navigating the two. Work Accommodations What you should research beforeContinue reading “Working with Chronic Illness”

Join the Twitter Chat!

Do you use twitter? Hope so! Make sure to check out our twitter chat with us (@4GPACT) and IFFGD (@IFFGD) featuring Linda Nguyen, MD! Do you have any questions you’d like to have answered? Send your questions to smiths@g-pact.org and we’ll submit them to the twitter chat! (Make sure to submit any questions before 8/24!!)Continue reading “Join the Twitter Chat!”