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You're Black. You have been diagnosed with endometriosis — here’s why your race matters.
If you’re Black with endometriosis, you’re not alone. If you’re wondering why race matters, here are four answers to the question “Why do you have to make it about race?”
While there’s no cure for endometriosis, you can heal with the appropriate diagnosis and care.
Lauren R. Kornegay, a native of Oxon Hill, MD, experienced a series of events that led her to a gynecologist while at Morgan State University. In seeing this new gynecologist, she was introduced to endometriosis. Diagnosed with endometriosis on 03/18/2011, Lauren experienced the pain, struggles, exhaustion, and confusion accompanying the disorder. So in October of 2015, Lauren established Endo Black, Inc., a platform designed to connect African American women and women of color affected by endometriosis. As Founder and Executive Director, her main goal is to engage, educate, and encourage African American women and women of color that are affected by endometriosis because no one should feel alone.
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