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EP 45 Steff Di Pardo on Ankylosing Spondylitis and Instagram as a support network for health communities

EP 45 Steff Di Pardo on Ankylosing Spondylitis and Instagram as a support network for health communities

Update: 2020-09-02
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This week we talk to Steff Di Pardo, a patient advocate and writer who has Ankylosing Spondylitis - which is a chronic autoimmune disease. She talks about the long road to diagnosis, how she started opening up about her condition to friends and family on Facebook, and her decision to bring her refreshing honesty to a wider audience with her blog, Totally Chronic.



Steff Di Pardo opens up about her experiences with how her chronic condition has impacted her mental health, being a part of online support networks (on platforms like Instagram) and her new book ‘Just Breathe’ which features short essays on living with a chronic condition.

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EP 45 Steff Di Pardo on Ankylosing Spondylitis and Instagram as a support network for health communities

EP 45 Steff Di Pardo on Ankylosing Spondylitis and Instagram as a support network for health communities

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