Cushings disease social DATA analysis17 | MARch | 2016
Cushings diseaseSOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Facebook Forum Blog Twitter
CUSHINGS DISEASE IS A CHRONIC, RARE DISEASE.
THOSE LIVING WITH CUSHINGs ALSO COPE WITH:- Weight Gain- Fatigue- brain fog- anxiety- depression
- High blood pressure- type 2 diabetes- Osteoporosis- immune system suppression- polycystic ovarian syndrome
Cushings SOCIAL COMMUNITYThe Cushings Disease social landscape is mostly focused on providing support to one another and sharing experiences. Being that this rare disease affects women comprising of 70% of the niche demographic, Blogs and Forums are full of inspirational words, gratitude and advice.
Twitter serves this community as an awareness driver, playing a large role in aiming to help others achieve a proper diagnosis through knowledge of the Cushings Disease symptoms.
Facebook due to its privacy settings did not provide as much conversational volume; however, its influence is still strong and the platform is a viable place to connect the community.
Mary oconnor aka mary o. Cushings Blogger & SOCIAL INFLUENCER
Cushings and kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma) patient, founder, owner and webmaster of Cushings Help and Support, web designer, piano teacher and mom.
Mary is an influencer within the Cushings social ecosystem. While Cushings is a rare disease that impacts mostly women; it is apparent that many sufferers also cope with multiple other co-morbidities such Crohns Disease, Fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes as well as several mental health considerations such as depression and anxiety. Mary writes on a variety of topics and blogs frequently to raise awareness and support those in the Cushings community.