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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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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 »
Why We Can’t Say “No” by kelley Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Do you find yourself filled with regret for the many times you have said “yes” when what you really felt was “no”…”not now, not ever, and not in my wildest dreams”? ... Read on »