Unraveling the mysteries of granulomatous mastitis: a patient’s inspiring journey
Join us in this episode as we hear the remarkable story of Tami Burdick, a patient advocate and author of the book Diagnosis Detective: Curing Granulomatous Mastitis. Tami takes us on her journey of being diagnosed with a rare and poorly understood chronic inflammatory breast disease. From the initial symptoms and diagnostic process to the challenging treatment and recovery, Tami shares her experiences with courage and resilience. We’ll explore how she became her own advocate, seeking answers and finding the cause of her condition through innovative testing. Tami’s advocacy work, media interviews, and speaking engagements have shed light on granulomatous mastitis and provided support for others affected by the disease. Don’t miss this inspiring conversation as Tami shares her insights, lessons learned, and the importance of being persistent in navigating the medical system. Tune in to discover the power of advocacy and the hope that comes from sharing one’s story.
Tami Burdick is a patient advocate and author of Diagnosis Detective: Curing Granulomatous Mastitis.
She discusses her KevinMD article, “From business trip to battling rare breast disease: my journey of survival, advocacy, and remission.”
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