When Dawn was diagnosed with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome in 2016, she realized how lonely it was not having anyone to talk to that understood her illness. Her goal with 'LEMme Tell Ya' is to let that be a conversation about LEMS that other patients can look forward to each week. Dawn will share her own stories of being a LEMS patient and one who also deals with having an invisible illness along with multiple autoimmune diseases. Dawn's prior work experience in pharmaceuticals and public health education is what led to her desire to educate others about her ultra rare diagnosis of LEMS. This desire, combined with her love of writing, led to her blog, The Battle Within. Dawn is also a contributor for TheMighty.com. When able to, Dawn volunteers for various pet rescue organizations. She has three adult sons and resides in Maine with her own rescues: a pug, Rocky, a beagle mix, Anna, and two cats, George and Wylie.
This has been a year of firsts for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) patients. Two medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration became commercially available for patients. It ... Read more
When you take a plethora of medications to manage multiple chronic conditions, it’s only a matter of time before some of the side effects catch up to you. I’ve ... Read more
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