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Posted on 7. December 2017

SSDI vs. SSI

IG Living’s Patient Advocate Abbie Cornett explains the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Social Security Income (SSI) for patients with chronic illness. [More]
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Posted on 2. November 2017

The Doctor-Delayed Diagnosis

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett explains why it can take years to diagnose a rare disease and discusses the hurdles patients face while they wait. [More]
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Posted on 5. October 2017

The Psychological Implications of "Everything, Everything"

Jodi Taub discusses the damaging implications of the movie "Everything, Everything," the portrayal of a girl who supposedly has been diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency. [More]
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Posted on 20. April 2017

IG Living in the Workplace - “I Own It!”

Peter Atherton, in his blog “I Own It,” explains his philosophy on making a career work with a chronic illness [More]
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Posted on 16. March 2017

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Experts explain how to apply for Social Security disability benefits for an immune or autoimmune disorder. [More]
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Posted on 16. February 2017

The Pre-Approval Blues

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett provides some useful tips for patients with chronic illness when facing insurance hurdles at the start of each year. [More]
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Posted on 15. December 2016

Today Is That Dreaded Day!

A poem by E Joy Hiten-Kiser speaks to her mixed emotions about receiving her immune globulin infusion. [More]
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Posted on 27. October 2016

Through the Eyes of a Child

Through the Eyes of a Child is about a mother with a chronic illness learning to say no without feeling guilty. [More]
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