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Curatio promises to matchmake people living with the same health conditions

Jun 11, 2017

Anyone going through a health crisis or living with a chronic condition is familiar with the same struggle: you want to find people who understand what’s going on in your life, but to find those people, you’d probably have to share information about your health more widely than is comfortable.

Curatio is trying to solve both those problems. The social app promises to be a combination of Tinder and Facebook for health—and a way to combat the isolation and stigma that can come with health issues.

“It’s a pain point every single person has at some point in their lives, for themselves or for a family member or friend,” said Curatio founder Lynda Ganzert-Brown. “If you’re mid-stride in your career, you’re probably not going to go onto a social media platform and say, ‘I just got diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.’ It’s not the same type of social experience as looking for a restaurant recommendation.”

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