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If your family has been affected by Rare Diseases, consider Ben's Friends Rare Diseases your second home.
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Ben's Friends Patient Communities - support group for patients affected by rare diseases
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Rarediseases.Benfriends.org serves as an "incubator" for new communities of all diseases that do not yet have a dedicated community. Initially, a group for each rare disease is created and when the group gets larger, a dedicated community will be developed.
Rarediseases.Bensfriends.org is powered by BensFriends.org, patient support communities for rare diseases, and is run by volunteer moderators who have been affected with rare disease.
If you would like to work with us on expanding one of our groups to be a fuller community, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re so proud to announce the release of the Ben’s Friends iPhone App!!!
Go to the App Store and download it now. To help others locate the app easier and enjoy online support, don't forget to give the app a 5-star rate review. Strong reviews like 5-star help bumps up Ben's Friends in the Apple's search result.
In the App, you can access all 35 support communities through the site and it’s perfect for staying in touch with your friends, info and support while on the go. In our beta tests, patient reported using it in doctor office waiting rooms and right after they were given a new diagnosis. The next feature in the App will be portable doctor reviews!
In America, this Thursday is Thanksgiving. We spend the day thinking about what we are grateful for and also eating a lot of turkey and pie. :)I thought it would be fun to start a discussion on what we're all thankful for. I'll get it going:I'm…Continue
This was posted on the main moderator site, and I would like to share it with you. Red joined Ben's Friends to support his wife who suffers from TN (Trigeminal Neuralgia) he has become a moderator for that site, and an advocate for his wife and…Continue
Best of Ben's Friends is a collection of inspirational or informative posts from across our family of patient communities. To nominate a post, discussion, photo, or video, email the link to email@example.com.