Patient Name: Beata
On this week’s episode of the podcast, Beata talks about being an adoptee with no family health history to rely on, accessible transportation, her work with the NGO Glaucoma Eyes, and getting published in an anthology of adult adoptee stories. She was born in Poland with cataracts, developed glaucoma during childhood, and is now dealing with some autoimmune issues including Hashimoto’s disease.
Facts about Cataract from the National Eye Institute
Facts about Glaucoma from the National Eye Institute
Information on Hashimoto’s disease from Mayo Clinic
Information on Fibromyalgia from the National Fibromyalgia Association