At 21, Doug Lindsay, Founder of The Lindsay Center, got sick.
He got so sick, in fact, that he remained bedbound and homebound for the next 11 years.
And seemingly no one in the medical community had answers for him.
So, he took matters into his own hands, and because of his unbelievable grit and determination, he diagnosed his own rare condition and came up with a cure.
In this episode, he shares his incredible, inspirational story.
The frustrations of having an undiagnosed rare disease
How Doug uncovered a treatment for his condition
His advocacy efforts for the rare disease community
How the study of rare diseases leads to exponential medical innovation overall
Resources mentioned during the podcast:
Institute for Public Health - Washington University in St. Louis
Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences - Washington University in St. Louis
PCORI: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Stanford Medicine X
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