Pediatric pulmonary hypertension caregiver, Jennica Clasby shares her family's story. Jennica discusses the challenges of moving across country to sea level and leaving their support system behind in Colorado.
Betty Lou “Wojo” is a retired school teacher who lost her husband Jerry and two children (Michael and Matthew) to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), a rare blood vessel disorder that affects people of all ages and causes high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can lead to heart failure. Betty Lou discusses how she turned her sorrow into strength and why the Wojo family has established PH research grants in Jerry, Michael and Matthew’s names.
Diagnosed at eighteen, Haley has made it a lifetime goal to educate on her rare lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and often ignored brain and emotional health issues accompanied with lasting injuries and diseases. Haley is also striving toward her goal of becoming a published author. She shares her rare journey through her blog: phenomenalhaley.com. Some of her awareness artwork is also featured on the phaware365 mobile app.
10-year-old pulmonary hypertension patient, Andy Sagraves discusses living a life of compromise, theoretical physics and how being diagnosed with a rare disease is a gift. Listen to “I’m Aware That I’m Rare: the phaware™ podcast” at www.phaware.global/podcast. Learn more about pulmonary hypertension at www.phaware.global. #phaware