This coming October 23-24th, The World Congress will host the 5th Annual Patient Advocacy Summit at the Hilton in Arlington, Virginia. This is a very empowering conference where key thought leaders, influencers ad patient groups can collaborate with top health industry leaders. The summit is unique in the healthcare space compared to other conference because they diversify the attendees and convene CEOs and senior-level executives from all segments of the health care and … Read the rest
- Choose happiness. – I chose to look at the goodness around me. I acknowledge negative when needed, but live in the happy times and finding the good in each challenge.
- Create goals and more towards accomplishing them. – I keep a bucket list and
Patients Are Abandoning Their Prescriptions at Higher Rates Than Ever Before
By Barby Ingle
I decided to talk about this topic because I am personally experiencing this and hearing from multiple other patients. We are not alone in not being able to afford our medications, but I did find something to help and wanted to make sure that this information gets out to others who need proper, cost contained, and timely access to care. … Read the rest
Cheerleader of HOPE, Barby Ingle goes “From Wheels to Heals” Sharing Her Story of Overcoming Chronic Pain Challenges
Phoenix, AZ – Chronic pain affects one in three Americans. Putting it in perspective, chronic pain affects more than diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined. Chronic pain is something that former cheerleader and gymnast Barby Ingle knows all too well. From the age of four, Barby had trained in dance, gymnastics, and cheering. … Read the rest
Those who do not physically can still undergo mental pain. But why? For me, believing that we come from the Body of Christ and that final glory will be in all, the daily chronic pain and emotional pain I go through becomes more bearable for me. I know not everyone feels the way that I do or believes and I am OK with that, but having … Read the rest
CLINICAL TRAILS; The Benefits and Risks
By Barby Ingle
I have been living with chronic diseases for the past 20 years. During this time, I have participated in several clinical trials. Some were big, some small, some were online only, some were produced by medical professionals. I know that there are some risks and benefits to the trials and know that they are not right for everyone. If you are considering participating in a clinical … Read the rest
THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH COMMUNITIES; Medical Research Groups, Patient Advocacy Groups, & Patient Support Groups
By Barby Ingle, Columnist
In 1995, I became the head coach for the Washington State University’s Spirit Program and a successful business owner. I was very athletic and health conscious. In 2002, I was in a minor car accident, which developed from a whiplash and brachia plexus injury into Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. I lost my job, marriage and sense … Read the rest
We are so ready for this years Reality Rally! Ken and Barby are back again.
We will be once again, joining the fight against cancer and helping to provide support those fighting that battle breast cancer. We want to help ease the journey of many who have heard those dreaded words “you have cancer.” I recently underwent some DNA testing that showed that I am susceptible to developing breast cancer. It has never hit home … Read the rest
My Step Therapy Story by Barby Ingle
For years, I was living my dream. I trained and performed cheerleading, dance, and gymnastics starting at age four through college. Right from college I started my own cheer and dance training company. A year later, I was hired by Washington State University as the head spirit program coach. My life was on track.
What most people didn’t know at the time was that I was battling … Read the rest