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kelley Patient Expert

Norwalk, Connecticut
I'm a healthcare marketing and communications expert with a focus on women, and helping women live not only longer, but better. I am the community founder of RealWomen on Health!, a social media community and on-line radio show that empowers women to be their own best health and wellness... Full Bio
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“Sugar” is not Sweet for the Heart by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health One of my older uncles had diabetes and I remember as a kid how often it was referred to as “sugar”. I’ve also heard women say that they are a little “sweet”.  The probl ... Read on »
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17 Forms of Birth Control, One Permanent Surgery-Free Option and a Partridge in a Pear Tree by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I must have holiday jingles on my mind cuz they’re invading my mindspace even here on our blog. But, seriously, did you, in fact, know there are at least 17 forms of ... Read on »
3 Ways You Can Get Strong in Midlife by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health You know what they say…you can never be “too skinny or two rich”.  Oh, to be a women’s health advocate…myths around women’s health are so numerous I would be rich if I wer ... Read on »
500,000 Americans Under 65 Have Alzheimer’s .. by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We’re not talking forgetfullness but Alzheimer’s and other dementias that affect 500,000 of us under 65. Five million sufferers will triple by mid-centur ... Read on »
a 100-mile ride around Lake Tahoe…on a bike! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Before you read further, you must know my bike riding track record is no more than what it was when I was six years old…down to the penny candy store and back.  Yet ... Read on »
A First After 40: Learn to Scull by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My 5 foot ten inch frame and long legs have always seemed more naturally "built" for basketball, yoga and running but I found a sport two years ago that is absolutely perfect ... Read on »
A Guided Meditation with Agapi Stassinopoulos by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We will be hosting an on-line radio show with my new friend Agapi on March 14th.  Meanwhile, try this guided meditation that she  shares with her audience.  It’s wond ... Read on »
A Permanent Option in Birth Control by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Have you noticed that today’s women are having fewer children today and working more? Seems like a correlation to me! The drop, in part, is due to the fact that more ... Read on »
A Taboo Explored: Cancer, Sex, and Intimacy by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We’re a culture that mixes sexy and boobs.  So, can a woman feel sexy without breasts? For breast cancer, and other, survivors, the question sounds just as prac ... Read on »
A Women's Health Conversation with Lisa Martinez by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health "We are all breast cancer survivors" says Lisa Martinez, Executive Director of The Women's Sexual Health Foundation. One in eight women alive today will be diagnosed with brea ... Read on »
Advance research with 1000 women like you by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I was one of the lucky ones and my little niece, Gracie, is too.  So far. You see…today, my mom – Grace’s grandmother and now in her 70′s – rides her bike everyday k ... Read on »
After Mom, Daughters Care for Their Aging Dads by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health We often think of taking care of our aging moms, as they outlive dad by seven or more years. However, many women who today outlive their husbands are looking to thei ... Read on »
Ageism is Negative Stereotype, so Stop It! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health   Have you seen Jane Fonda’s TedxWoman video on The Third Act ? It completely coincides with our recent Real Women on Health’s on-line women’s health roundtable ... Read on »
Baby, Body and Beyond: A Coaching Call with Michelle Segar, PhD by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Join me Real Women on Health! in a new series, Mid-Life Mammas, which will take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30 EST. My sister-in-law, Rachel, just h ... Read on »
Baby, Body and Beyond: Mid-Life Mammas with Michelle Segar, PhD by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Pop Quiz! What does Celine Dion and Halle Barry have in common with a rising number of American women today? (besides beauty and brains…) More women are beco ... Read on »
Be Your Own Best Advocate: Savvy and Informed by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This week’s radio show features two fascinating women, Barbara Grufferman who have “cracked the code” on how to be your best after 50, and Sharon Terry , President and C ... Read on »