Jessica Gladwell is one of PW's consultants and patient editors. She has lived with late-stage, chronic Lyme and POTS since circa 2002. She has also served as a caregiver to close family members with late-stage, chronic Lyme. Before diagnosis, she served as a business consultant for a large corporation and PM for a small digital branding agency. Now, she is proactive in the rare and neurological disease community, spreading awareness and advising on matters of health and lifestyle when living with a chronic illness.

    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: It’s Thanksgiving Week!
    WeekendRoundUp 11.27.2015

    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: It’s Thanksgiving Week!

    Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving PatientWorthians! Around this time of year, we like to emphasize the amazing gratitude in the chronic disease world. Living with a chronic illness is often a serious bummer, to…

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    A Healthy, Easy Dessert You CAN Eat With Chronic Illness
    Finally! Healthy and easy dessert you can eat with chronic illness.

    A Healthy, Easy Dessert You CAN Eat With Chronic Illness

    I love desserts. Its “stressed” spelled backwards. There is just something relieving about being able to sink your teeth into something sweet. But when diagnosed with a chronic illness, often…

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    La FDA está otorgando apoyo para estas enfermedades huérfanas, ¿estará el tuyo en esa lista?

    La iniciativa llamado el Patient-Focused Drug Development Initiative de la Administración Nacional de Alimentos y Fármacos (FDA por sus siglas en Ingles) ha anunciado la lista de enfermedades a las…

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    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: #NERVEmber Highlights!
    WeekendRoundUp 11.20.2015

    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: #NERVEmber Highlights!

    Because it's the month of #NERVEmber, we are highlighting CRPS and other nerve pain conditions. Diseases like CRPS and POTS often go unnoticed in the community at large. We are honored to bring awareness…

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    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: It’s mid-#NERVEmber!
    Editor's choice for 11.13.15

    Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: It’s mid-#NERVEmber!

    We are mid-#NERVEmber and gearing up for the Thanksgiving season! As we continue covering chronic illnesses like CRPS/RDS that can greatly effect the nerves, we are also highlighting some helpful tips and stats to…

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    The 6 Emotions of Your Neurological Disease Diagnosis
    The emotions that come along with a chronic neurological illness can be a whirlwind.

    The 6 Emotions of Your Neurological Disease Diagnosis

    Being diagnosed with a chronic neurological illness can be vindication after years of countless specialist visits, tests and research. Yet, there is a still a type of bereavement period that…

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