Patients Rising Podcast

How Chronic Illness Impacts Families

Episode Notes

Keyla Caba is a patient advocate who lives with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Her son was also recently diagnosed with a chronic disease, and she shares the challenges of being both a patient and a caregiver, mental health, and affording high copays for the care she needs.

In this special episode, Kate Pecora shares her conversation with Keyla, recorded live at the We the Patients Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Hear what led Keyla into patient advocacy and how she fights for the needs of the chronic disease community. 


Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent


Keyla Caba, Patient Advocate and Ambassador, Color of Crohn’s and Chronic Illness


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