August 15, 2018
After suffering with debilitating knee pain for years, knee replacement surgery turned back the clock for Linda Bure, who went from walking with a cane to dancing with preschoolers.
July 30, 2018
Working with their Mayo health care provider in Family Medicine, Hazel Sargent’s family is tackling the preschooler’s diagnosis of celiac disease head-on.
July 27, 2018
As a child, when Jim Rogotzke wanted a toy or device that didn’t exist, he’d make it. Today the master electrician has turned that talent toward designing and developing devices to help patients.
July 24, 2018
For Candace Clark, bariatric surgery meant the difference between struggling with weight issues, including medical problems triggered by obesity, and enjoying renewed health and energy.
May 29, 2018
Multiple knee problems threatened Marva Sahs’ ability to take part in the outdoor recreation she loves. But Marva and her Mayo Clinic care team were determined that her injuries would not sideline her. Today she’s back to being active in the great outdoors.
June 15, 2017
Trying to manage a variety of serious medical conditions on his own was a daunting task. But now, thanks to his Mayo Clinic Health System care coordinator, Jim Kissinger has a knowledgeable partner to turn to when he needs some help.
March 23, 2017
As much as she’d like to forget Sept. 15, 2016, it’s a day Julie George will never be able to erase from her memory. That day, the Eau Claire, Wisconsin, woman’s 21-year-old son, Dylan Walling, was riding his motorcycle on a highway en route to his grandmother’s house when the unthinkable occurred. A slow-moving manure […]
October 17, 2016
Oct. 23, 2015, is a date that Nikole Prins will always remember. It’s the day she finally learned the reason for the bizarre symptoms she had been dealing with for more than half her life. Nikki precisely recalls the time she heard the news. It was 1:24 in the afternoon when her doctor called with […]
October 13, 2016
As a first surgical assistant for 23 years with Mayo Clinic Health System, Shari Callaghan was trained to provide the utmost in care to her patients. But the 55-year-old resident of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, says she didn’t fully grasp the quality of care Mayo patients receive until she became one herself. For 31 years, Shari […]
August 2, 2016
Roger Conklin has a passion for being outdoors. A tree farmer for more than 50 years, Roger looks forward to the changing seasons and experiencing the cycle of planting, growing and harvesting. Over the last two decades, however, health concerns have made his outdoor activities more challenging. During that time, Roger has undergone hip and […]