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November 18th, 2015

Putting the Pieces Together to Solve Medical Mystery

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Kim Goranson knew something wasn’t right. For more than 10 years, she endured exhaustion, pain and bouts of confusion. But to her frustration, repeated medical evaluations revealed nothing. A high-energy real estate agent in Lincoln, Nebraska, Kim saw her successful career slip away as the symptoms took a heavy toll on her life. “I had […]

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Tags: Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary, Lupus, Rheumatology


August 15th, 2014

Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

By iggeez iggeez1416

I want to share my story to possibly help another person and to hopefully help others who are still facing their own health unknowns. I struggled for years with extreme fatigue, major skin problems, muscle weakness, escalating eye issues, and a host of other unexplained symptoms. I moved to Georgia with more and more symptoms. […]

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Tags: Lupus, myasthenia gravis, Patient Stories


October 21st, 2013

Couple crosses country to help fellow patients

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

Sunny and Bill Meadows moved from Arkansas to Minnesota to volunteer their time to help other patients. “We hope that by giving back in this way, we can express our appreciation for all Mayo Clinic has done for us,” they say.      On the surface, Sunny and Bill Meadows’ move from Fayetteville, Ark., to […]

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Tags: 1737, 3786, 5291, 5335, Charter House, dialysis, kidney, Lupus, organ donation, Transplant, Transplant House, Volunteer


March 19th, 2009

Tamiko’s Story: Getting Definitive Answers

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Tamiko Lyle lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, and came to Mayo Clinic in late February to seek answers to medical problems that had bothered her for several years. In explaining why she came to Mayo Clinic, Tamiko said she reached a point where she was “sick of being sick” and needed to get definitive answers. […]

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Tags: 1737, 3069, 3263, 5275, 5279, 5318, Behcet's Disease, British Columbia, Canada, Lupus, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories


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