Entries by Jumo Health

Multiple Sclerosis: Adriana’s Story

Adriana, a mom of two with multiple sclerosis (MS), shares the story of her diagnosis. MS nurse and President of the MS Nurses of Australasia Network, Belinda Bardsley, and neurologist Dr. Mike Boggild help us understand MS and what a person might expect after a diagnosis. Watch a day in the life of Adriana in […]

Understanding Food Allergies Audiobook

Food allergies in kids are very common. In this audiobook version of our comic book, Understanding Food Allergies, Lilian takes a trip to the immune system to learn how the body fights germs, how food allergies are diagnosed, steps to take to avoid allergic reactions, how food allergies affect the body, and what to do […]

Mental Health: #StopTheStigma

The stigma surrounding mental health makes one third of Americans embarrassed to even talk about it. We at Jumo Health have pledged to #StopTheStigma. In part 3 of our mental health awareness month feature, we learn how Gianna got involved in an organization that is dedicated to this cause – Bring Change to Mind. We […]

Understanding Cystic Fibrosis Audiobook

The Medikidz take Ella on a trip to the lungs and pancreas to explain how the lungs and pancreas function, what cystic fibrosis does to the body, how genes work, and how cystic fibrosis is treated in this audiobook version of our comic book, Understanding Cystic Fibrosis. Sign up for more resources at JumoHealth.com.

Mental Health: Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 10- to 24-year-olds. It’s important to know the warning signs and how to seek help for yourself or a loved one. We’re continuing the conversation with Gianna, who shares her experiences with depression, anxiety, and a suicide attempt, and Dr. Shashank Joshi, a child and adolescent […]

Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression

1 in 5 young adults has a diagnosable mental health condition; 50% of these begin by age 14. In this episode, we speak with Gianna, a junior in high school who has lived experience of depression, anxiety and a suicide attempt. She shared her story with us to help start a conversation and bring to […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Family Matters

Today, we’ll be focusing on family and parents – an important topic for young people who have a spinal cord injury. In our last episode, Dom spoke of his experiences and struggles with maintaining independence on a personal level. Today, we’re going to concentrate on relationships with family members and the challenges that may arise […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Self-Care and Independence

Dom, who suffered a C5/6 spinal cord injury when he was 23 years old, and Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, talk to us about self-care and independence. Though taking good care of yourself may often require the help and assistance of others, it’s important to […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Relationships

Today, we talk to Dom, an advocate for people with disabilities who suffered a C 5/6 spinal cord injury, and Dr. Adrienne Epps, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Rehab2Kids at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, about love and relationships after a spinal cord injury. This type of injury and the changes that come as a […]