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Finding Gratitude Amongst the Madness of Cystic Fibrosis

Living with Cystic Fibrosis comes with a fair share of complications—in and out of the hospital, even growing to call it "my second home" just proves how much time I’ve spent there. It's a difficult road that has never been easy. It's not a "get well soon!" or a "go take a nap and you'll get a burst of energy" type of illness. Cystic Fibrosis has no cure-- just preventive antibiotics and ...
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PICC Line vs. Port: Important Facts to Know Before Making a Decision

Is it time to decide which medical device is right for you? There are a lot of reasons why patients may need to get a peripheral catheter inserted. Sometimes patients are given the option to choose between a PICC line and a Port, but before making your big decision, it's important to know the facts about both medical devices....
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Top Favorite Finds From Oley 2017 Conference

At this year's Oley Conference, the Mighty Well team had the opportunity to connect with potential partners, who share a socially conscious mission to not only improve the patient’s lifestyle, but also to aid caregivers in giving the most supportive care possible-- similar to our mission of showing appreciation for caregivers, and “friends in the fight! ”...
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Health is Wealth

Crystal shares why she won't allow her illness and medical devices to limit her life. She finds strength in suffering and aims to inspire other chronic illness patients to keep fighting too! Read her blog below:...
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Top 5 Reasons Why People Love Their PICCPerfect PICC Line Sleeve

Since tomorrow is Valentine's Day, we wanted to create a blog that compiled, from our customers’ experience and words, why they loved their PICCPerfect PICC line Sleeve. We have gotten so many special messages and they have served as our inspiration to keep on working relentlessly on Mighty Well. As we continued to receive those messages, we noticed that there were recurring themes that kept on ...
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Most Common Questions When Showering With a PICC

When you have a PICC line, life is already hard. You have to remember to organize and prep your medication, set up your nursing visits, and to take the time to do your infusions. As this wasn’t enough, one of the biggest challenges becomes showering. Here are our 4 most commonly asked questions for showering with a PICC line answered by our very own professional patient....
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5 Common Questions on PICC Line Dressing Changes Answered

We have had the pleasure of speaking with Moteah Williams. Moteah is currently a Registered Nurse as well as the inventor of the Nistaa waterproof transparent barrier. The barrier is used to protect PICC lines and catheters and keep them dry when bathing or taking a shower. Moteah was kind enough to answer some of the questions we had on PICC line dressing changes that many patients have asked ...
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Christina's 3 Tips For Keeping Your PICC Dry in the Shower

Christina Doherty is probably one of the “illest” people I’ve spoken to! From handling EDS and its symptoms while blogging on a weekly basis, to designing her own jewelry and paintings, this woman is a real superhero! Christina posts videos on YouTube that she wishes she had when she was first diagnosed with EDS as well as videos about what a normal day for an EDS patient looks like. Since the ...
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