Tag: Chronic Illness

invisible disability, self

Overcoming Stigma: How to Increase Self-Identification of Invisible Disabilities

The International Day of Persons With Disabilities is aimed at raising awareness of disability issues, empowering people with disabilities and advocating for a more disability-inclusive world. While visible disabilities like mobility issues or Down syndrome are immediately apparent, there are also medical conditions that affect a person’s daily functioning but are…

Humana: Chronic Treatment is Not 'One and Done'

(Originally published on Humana.com) Humana is a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company As chronic medical conditions continue to rise in America, the problem is made worse by a “complicated health care delivery system that’s neither consumer centric nor easy to navigate,” said Dr. Roy Beveridge, Humana’s Chief Medical Officer. He wrote an…