For professional cyclist Cory Greenberg, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) could have been a career ending diagnosis. But if cycling taught Cory anything, it was perseverance. Very quickly, Cory started to build a support team to help manage his illness — and that team includes CVS Specialty. Never one to rest on his laurels, Cory’s gone way beyond managing his illness, launching an advocacy group called Ride4IBD that’s inspiring others and funding much-needed research for people living with IBD, including Crohn’s and Colitis.
Chasing a dream… and a cure!
IBD has been called the “invisible disease,” because it’s internal, in your intestinal tract. In the latest Healthy Communities News podcast, I speak with Cory about his experiences, and founding Ride4IBD, as well as with his Mom, Randi, and Emily Pefanis, Vice President of Specialty Operations at CVS Health — which played a big role in Cory's recovery.
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