49 episodes

Living With explores what it’s like to live with a chronic health condition. Health Union integrates the power of human connection and technology, uniting people in the shared experiences of life with chronic health conditions. Advocates from different Health Union communities are interviewed, sharing how they have learned to cope with trying symptoms and treatments.

Living With Health Union

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Living With explores what it’s like to live with a chronic health condition. Health Union integrates the power of human connection and technology, uniting people in the shared experiences of life with chronic health conditions. Advocates from different Health Union communities are interviewed, sharing how they have learned to cope with trying symptoms and treatments.

    Living With Endometriosis: Fela D

    Living With Endometriosis: Fela D

    Fela Dunfee from Endometriosis.net talks about life with endometriosis, chronic pain, and talking with others about your condition, including talking to your partner about how your sex life is impacted.

    Living With Asthma: John B

    Living With Asthma: John B

    John Bottrell has been living with asthma all his life. He shares about his experiences of avoiding triggers, how asthma has impacted his life and career, and the importance of finding a community of others with asthma.

    Living With Advanced Breast Cancer: Abigail J

    Living With Advanced Breast Cancer: Abigail J

    After receiving a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer at the age of 38, Abigail Johnston has drastically changed her life to maximize her time with her family, optimize her health and well-being, and use her experience as a lawyer and advocate to help others with MBC and other Stage IV cancers. Listen to her podcast interview on Living With to learn how she faces incredible health challenges with grace and determination.

    Living With is a podcast by Health Union hosted by Emily Downward that explores what it’s like to live with a chronic condition. Contributors to Health Union communities share how they cope with trying symptoms and treatments, as well as how their daily lives are impacted by their health conditions. Their courage and resilience are inspiring, offering wisdom that transcends dealing with health issues and gives insight on how best to deal with any kind of challenge.

    You can subscribe to Living With through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Blubrry, or on Spotify.

    Living With Ankylosing Spondylitis: Jed F

    Living With Ankylosing Spondylitis: Jed F

    Jed Finley is a special education teacher and has been living with ankylosing spondylitis since the age of 12. He shares what his life is like with AS and how he’s found purpose through his condition.

    Living With RA: Kelly M

    Living With RA: Kelly M

    If you were to pass Kelly Mack on the street, you might not notice her – as she has said, she often struggles with being “seemingly invisible.” Kelly is a petite woman who zooms around on what she describes as a “hot-rod” wheelchair. And while that might be what you see, or choose not to see, she is so much more than just a person with a disability. It’s worth taking the time to get to know Kelly, as her relentless positivity and optimism while coping with a life-long chronic and painful condition are inspiring.



    Living With is a podcast by Health Union that explores what it’s like to live with a chronic condition. Contributors to Health Union communities share how they cope with trying symptoms and treatments, as well as how their daily lives are impacted by their health conditions. Their courage and resilience offer wisdom that transcends dealing with health issues and gives insight on how best to deal with any kind of challenge.

    You can subscribe to Living With through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Blubrry, or on Spotify.

    Living With Diabetes: Toby S

    Living With Diabetes: Toby S

    Toby Smithson personally lives with diabetes and helps others with diabetes through her work as a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator, as well as her contributions to Type2Diabetes.com. In addition to sharing her personal story, she talks about ways to make diabetes management easier in this podcast interview.

    Living With is a podcast by Health Union that explores what it’s like to live with a chronic condition. Contributors to Health Union communities share how they cope with trying symptoms and treatments, as well as how their daily lives are impacted by their health conditions. Their courage and resilience are inspiring, offering wisdom that transcends dealing with health issues and gives insight on how best to deal with any kind of challenge.

    You can subscribe to Living With through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Blubrry, or on Spotify.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Corona0607 ,

Incredible stuff

Great podcast

Beverly B D ,

Jeffrey Poehlmann

What a moving, thoughtful Podcast! Excellent.

Bradley528 ,

Love the podcast!

Great work Emily and thank you to everyone with Health Union who share their personal stories!!!

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