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Inequities in Healthcare for Female and Male Veterans Living with Fibromyalgia

In 2022, Veteran Voices For Fibromyalgia (VVFF) has teamed up with its' sister Fibromyalgia advocacy initiative, The Fibromyalgia Pain Chronicles, (TFPC) and created an informational video series called #TeamFibro #Reloaded This informational video series tackles many topics related to Fibromyalgia. One of those topics is discussing the inequities and barriers Veterans living with Fibromyalgia face, especially those Veterans of Color, when trying to advocate for their healthcare needs for Fibromyalgia and other medical conditions.


Kristal Kent, of Veteran Voices For Fibromyalgia and The Fibromyalgia Pain Chronicles, collaborated with 2 veterans living with Fibromyalgia: Marine Veteran and Fibromyalgia Youth Advocate, Francisco Martinez Jr. and Army Veteran and Fibromyalgia Advocate, Anu Datta.


Watch Francisco Martinez Jr.'s and Anu Datta's interviews below, addressing the ongoing systemic issues Veterans living with Fibromyalgia contend with, and how Francisco, Anu and Kristal have advocated for their healthcare needs and addressed barriers to healthcare!


VIDEO INTERVIEW: MILITARY LIFE, HEALTHCARE INEQUALITIES AND STEREOTYPES FOR MEN LIVING WITH FIBROMYALGIA WITH MARINE VETERAN FRANCISCO MARTINEZ JR.


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VIDEO INTERVIEW: INEQUITY OF ACCESSING HEALTHCARE FOR FEMALE VETERANS LIVING WITH FIBROMYALGIA WITH ARMY VETERAN ANU DATTA.


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