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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

Oct 14, 2020

Jill Sisco, President, Acromegaly Community talks about her experience with acromegaly beginning in her early twenties. She reveals how difficult it is to diagnose this condition, available therapies, and advancements in turning injectable medications into oral treatments. As a patient advocate for those who suffer from this rare disease, Jill has created five closed Facebook groups to support men, women, and family and loved ones who are affected by acromegaly.

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