Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman , Patient Expert

Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.

Challenges and Successes of Being Employed With IBD

Credit: iStock I graduated college in 2007, and have been working ever since. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 10 years ago, and with ulcerative colitis eight years ago. I have spent essentially my entire professional life working hard to ...
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How to Find a New Neurologist

Credit: Thinkstock I was one of the fortunate few — someone who had a neurologist they liked and trusted. I felt like a person in his office rather than just one of many patients. But all that changed very quickly. At my first appointment of the year...
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