Narcolepy 360: Kevin Cosgrove


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Kevin Cosgrove is the Co-founder of Wake Up Narcolepsy, Biologic/Dermatology Sales Professional, and a PWN.

In this episode, Kevin details his diagnosis process which led him to found Wake Up Narcolepsy with Monica and David Gow, with the intention to spread awareness about narcolepsy and fund narcolepsy research. He sheds light now the processes to diagnosis can be delayed due to individuals learning to adapt and mask their symptoms.

Claire and Kevin discuss how over the years, he has maintained a career as a sales professional by really understanding what is body needs in terms of medication, lifestyle habits, and a support system. He also shares how at certain points due to life and work, he’s had to prioritize which hobbies, golf and djing, he can spend time doing.

He wisely shares, “Don’t fight the disease, embrace it.”

In this final episode of season one, both Kevin and Claire reflect on the growth of narcolepsy awareness, research breakthroughs, and medications in the past 10 years. They also share their hope and vision for the NEXT 10 years.

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