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Uninvisible Pod with Lauren Freedman

May 29, 2019

Noah Gardner is a scientist based in Massachusetts. He was diagnosed with type 1 (juvenile) diabetes in 1995, at the age of 12. While this autoimmune condition is genetic, his diagnosis came completely out of the blue to both him and his family. A little background on T1 diabetes: in an autoimmune reaction, the immune...


May 22, 2019

Em & Kate are the sisters behind the wellness blog Two Being Healthy. Both live with lupus, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), mast cell activation disorder (MCAD), and cytochrome mutations (which have affected their ability to metabolize certain drugs). Having spent much of...


May 15, 2019

In an effort to preserve this guest’s privacy, we are using an alias in this episode – an Uninvisible first! Ilene is an award-winning 6th-grade elementary school teacher. She is also a survivor of rape, “endometrial symptoms” (aka, undiagnosed endometriosis – chronic pain that was only compounded by her...


May 8, 2019

Jameisha Prescod is a London-based activist who lives with lupus, Raynaud’s, and femeroacetabular impingement (FAI); she is also waiting on possible diagnoses of endometriosis and Celiac disease. She is the founder of You Look Okay To Me, an online platform for pain and chronic illness that is chock-full of content...


May 1, 2019

Alison Yates is a multi-hyphenate creative living in Los Angeles. A comedienne and actor, producer, writer, photographer, social media manager, website designer, and skincare consultant (phew!), she performs sketch and comedy regularly with Second City and the Groundlings, and has a production company called The People...