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Interview highlights advocates from HealtheVoices

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    Johnson and Johnson interviewed the 7 advocates who helped plan HealtheVoices 17. (The conference went great, BTW, update to come.) My little section is a quick read, although there is no mention of beer or Cheetos. - D

    Meet Dave Bexfield, Multiple sclerosis advocate

    What inspired me to speak out ... I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2006 at the age of 37. It was a total surprise. I was an athlete, I traveled the world, I ran a successful magazine—I wasn’t prepared to handle an incurable, progressive disease.

    So I did what most people do these days: I scoured the Internet for every thread of hope. At the time, few MS websites existed, and those that did were largely depressing. That was unacceptable to me.....
    Dave Bexfield