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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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Get Your Heart in Shape for Love by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is your heart in shape for love?  (note to self: you have one week! lol!) I’m not sure all the chocolate in the world will help your heart “get in shape” for love – ... Read on »
What Makes YOU Laugh? by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I’ve never laughed harder than with my sister.  It’s a laugh based on our own, undescribable way of seeing the world, those “had to be there” moments  that crea ... 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 »
Caregivers: From Crisis to Comfort by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The nation is now a caregiver, assisted by the compassionate, and highly knowledgeable medical team at the Houston-based Texas Medical Center, providing the kind of spec ... Read on »
Over 35? Find Your Fertility Pathway! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Today at 12:30 pm EST Karin Thayer is a BBC Journalist and Founder, FertilityPlanit.  Karin will share her fertility journey with us and give us in the inside scoo ... Read on »
Choose A Word Over A Resolution! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health What are you going to do differently this year to make 2011 your “best yet”? Making a new year better than the last requires a different action everyday that becomes ... Read on »
Time for You: Get Wellth-y in 2011 by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Just last week, a little bird tapped me on the shoulder and asked me “So, did you achieve your 2010 new year’s resolution?” Are you kidding? You mean losing weight?  ... Read on »
Holiday Diagnosis: How to Cope with Bad News by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Just this week, my mom recieved a diagnosis of breast cancer. Yep. Right before Christmas. I’m sure this has happened to thousands others like my mom if the stats around b ... Read on »
Like Mother…Like Daughter? by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I once met a 35-ish year old woman (I’ll call her Joan) who had just had bariatric surgery and looked fantastic. I could barely believe that she had lost 150 pounds as I ... Read on »
Women Can Succeed with Epilepsy by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Do you know any women who’ve told you they have epilepsy? Probably NOT! Like breast cancer or multiple sclerosis, it’s not a club we ask to join…but, instead, ma ... Read on »
How NOT to Outlive Your Face…or Your Investments! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It’s all about light reflection – not lines and wrinkles so..whatever you do… keep smiling to keep your natural good looks! Did you know that there are new “non-inva ... Read on »
“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 »
Clean Up Your Act! Time is Freedom by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health What if you really had control over saving time…what would you do with another hour a day?  (With Daylight Savings Time just around the corner, the question may really b ... Read on »
Do You Really Need to Clean the Gutters…& Other Bone Health Tips! by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This past week I was sponsored by Wellsphere to attend the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) 21st  Annual Meeting. NAMS is an organization that covets evidence-bas ... Read on »
Unexplained Pain and What You Can Do About It by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Have you ever wondered what your chronic pain might really be?  You may have already visited your doctor several times and been referred to a neurologist or even psychol ... Read on »
good health: do your eyes have it? by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Do blue-eyed gals (or violet eye gals) really have more fun?  (for more on fun, go to Elizabeth Taylor’s bio!) Many people mistakenly believe that beautiful eyes an ... 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 »
The HPV Test: when is it necessary? by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health On-line Radio Show: September 22, 2010 @1:30 pm EST – 2:00 pm EST (or 10:30 am PST – 11:00 am PST) Two ways to connect with us: 1.  Dial in: 1-646-929-2625 to li ... Read on »
Health 2.0: She’s @ EndoGoddess by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is your doctor on MySpace, Facebook or Twitter? Social media is expanding as a health information source for women as e-patients, consumers and caregivers ... Read on »
Health 2.0: Why You Should Care by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Summer is hot here at Real Women on Health! and our Washington DC correspondant, Robin Strongin, Founder, Disruptive Women in Health Care ,  couldn’t agree more…(that’s ... Read on »