Episode 24: Life’s Ups & Downs

Defect, contamination, epidemic, attack, breakdown. These are the synonyms for the word disease. All words with negative connotations, and for a good reason. Many diseases are life threatening and change the make-up of your body. But a disease can change you in good ways as well.

No one wants to be diagnosed with an illness, but only 5% of the entire world’s population is living a completely healthy life. That means some 95% of world has some sort of ailment. How many people do you know with no food allergies or something like an auto-immune disease. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. Didn’t know that? Well neither did I, it’s only of the many things I learned about the disease while talking to today’s guest.

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