I need to be taken seriously.
I deserve access to medical experts who can do the work to figure out why I'm in pain.
I have the right to excellent and affordable medical care.
I need professionals to see me as a human being and not just another patient.
I deserve kindness, empathy, and real support.
I have the right to be represented in research so that medical understanding is more pertinent to and reflective of people like me.
You can also download a postcard version, fill it out, and take it with you the next time you have a tough medical appointment--as a reminder to yourself to stand firm.