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Advocacy Alert: Coronavirus Drug Shortages and Threats to the Health Care Supply Chain: What You Must Know

Advocacy Alert: Coronavirus Drug Shortages and Threats to the Health Care Supply Chain: What You Must Know

Mar 27// Advocacy Coronavirus

A ‘Buy American’ executive order may put patient lives at risk. Become a volunteer advocate with the 50-State Network to demand continued access to medications for all Americans. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), the parent non-profit organization for […]

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‘I Was Tested for COVID-19. I Almost Died While Waiting for the Results.’

Mar 26// Coronavirus

Living with ankylosing spondylitis has trained me for paying attention to subtle changes in my symptoms and paying close attention to my body’s clues. Here’s what they told me when I was worried I had coronavirus. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. My name […]

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Denying Prescriptions for Hydroxychloroquine Can Be Life-Threatening for Lupus Patients: Multiple Rheumatologists Weigh In

Mar 26// Coronavirus

‘Restricting lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other rheumatology patients from accessing hydroxychloroquine is wrong.’ Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. After a BuzzFeed News story went viral about a lupus patient who could not get her prescription for hydroxychloroquine filled by her doctor, who is part […]

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Prednisone and Coronavirus: Do Corticosteroids Make You Immunosuppressed and Higher Risk for COVID-19?

Mar 25// Coronavirus

A common side effect of corticosteroids like prednisone is increased risk of infections. This is particularly important to understand right now in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Prednisone — a corticosteroid that’s used by many people with […]

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Infographic: Coronavirus Survey Reveals A LOT About What High-Risk, Immunocompromised Patients Are Thinking Right Now

Mar 25// Coronavirus Research

Here’s what 350+ high-risk patients are thinking, feeling, and doing to manage their health during this unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. We at the Global Healthy Living Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission focuses on education, support, advocacy, and […]

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The 75+ Things Making #HighRiskCovid19 Patients Anxious Right Now, According to Our Survey

Mar 25// Coronavirus

Members of the Global Healthy Living Foundation and CreakyJoints patient communities have a lot on their mind right now, including many life-or-death fears over their COVID-19 risk and overall health. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. More than half (51 percent) of respondents to […]

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20 Journal Prompts to Help Chronic Illness Patients Cope with All. Of. This.

Mar 25// Coronavirus

Writing can help us admit to our feelings, accept our fear, manage our anxiety, and move through serious trauma. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. When I was little, my grandfather and I used to sit at the kitchen table writing stories onto Post-It […]

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Sick Leave Options for Immunocompromised Patients in the Coronavirus Pandemic: What You Need to Know

Mar 24// Coronavirus

Can’t work because you are sick with COVID-19 or don’t want to work because you are a high-risk patient and worried about your coronavirus exposure? This information is critical to know. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. While many employers have adapted to the […]

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Telehealth for High-Risk, Immunocompromised Patients: How to See Your Doctor Virtually During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 24// Coronavirus

Telehealth visits for routine care can help keep patients safe, make them feel connected to their doctor, and quell fears during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. As we learn new things daily about the coronavirus — and how to stop […]

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Handling Unpredictability in the Era of Coronavirus: A Psychologist’s Advice for Chronic Illness Patients

Mar 24// Coronavirus Mental Health

This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you cope with the lack of control you may feel over your environment and health right now. Learn more about our FREE COVID-19 Patient Support Program for chronic illness patients and their loved ones. Most of my clients are telling me that the hardest part […]

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