Oct 24, 2016
Today - we release a new podcast to the Pharmacy Podcast Network dedicated to our patients. The Patient's Podcast, where the Voice of the Patient is the most important voice in healthcare.
Our host Kristy Sobel is a dynamic Entrepreneur and sufferer of chronic pain & Autonomic Neuropathy.
Kristy writes: "I believe everyone is born with a talent. Some are blessed with more than one. It's not always clear what it is, so it begins with one foot in front of the other. With each challenge and task it becomes apparent. I've always been an out of the box thinker and somewhere along the way, I found my niche in the fashion world. I created something out of necessity that turned into a must have for busy women. One concept turned into many other wonderful branches. Once established, I created products for people with special needs. Then the bottom fell out of my life in an instant.
Everything I built became meaningless. I was given 2 months to live. The decision to give-up or find a way to not just exist or survive but find the strength to become a live-r again. I found the expert I needed to beat this incurable illness. The expert lived in LA but was retiring, so he didn't want to get involved.
With my life hanging in the balance, I bought a ticket and flew to LA and sat on his door step. I told him if I was going to die, he was going to watch. He decided to take me on. We put together the best of the best team of Drs. from all over the world. Drs. that deal strictly with modern medicine and other Drs. that practice out of the box medicine.
Seven years later, I've become the trail blazer in beating the illness. By sharing my story it proves anything is possible as long as you never let anyone steal your "Hope". I want you to share my story with other to stop those who are contemplating surgery and bring awareness to atrocity that has occurred in the United States. We need help reaching others who had this surgery and are suffering with similar complications as I am.
It's a must for them to be tested for Autonomic Neuropathy. It's a difficult illness to be diagnosed. We need funding for research and a law passed that All Artificial Disc's must be tracked in the human. As it stands right now in my medical records, the surgery was a success.
The claims that artificial discs are successful is baseless and unfounded. We have no way of knowing how many people who has had this surgery and are suffering. It's my crusade to be the voice for thousands who had their lives taken as I have. I have the strength to not let my life be in vain."
Please reach out to the show and submit your story and help reach other's suffering with a serious disease or condition. PatientsPodcast@gmail.com