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October 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Surgery to correct scoliosis helps Pat Druckenmiller move again

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Pat Druckenmiller is a person who likes to keep moving, whether that means playing clarinet in a community band, teaching students at a tribal college, relocating her family to the other side of the world or simply taking a walk each day. She and her husband, Doug, have lived a life full of adventure, including […]

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Burrows, Dr. Jason Dauffenbach, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Neurosurgery, Pain Medicine, Pat Druckenmiller, Scoliosis


October 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Detecting danger: Dan O’Bryan

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Dan O’Bryan didn’t think his dizziness and lightheadedness were anything to worry about. Nearly 100 miles away, the team at Mayo Clinic that was remotely monitoring Dan’s heart could see the truth. Looking back, Dan O’Bryan now can see the connection between his dizzy spells and episodes of lightheadedness during spring 2021, and the slow heart […]

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Tags: Atrial Fibrillation, Dan O'Bryan, Dr. Diana Trifa, Dr. Omar Yasin, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Laboratories


July 29, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Complex brain surgery gives woman more time with family

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Julie Berg’s life revolves around three things: family, friends and faith. The 79-year-old has a large extended family that enjoys celebrating large and small milestones together, and she has a wide network of close-knit friends across two states. Through it all, her strong Catholic faith has been the foundation of her life. When Julie’s health […]

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Tags: brain tumor, COVID-19, Dr. Alla Byakova, Dr. Eric Gomez-Urena, Dr. Manish Sharma, Glioblastoma multiforme, Gwen Krogwold, Julie Berg, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health system in New Prague, Neurosurgery


July 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Caring COVID-line Nurse changed everything!

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Written by Susan Fox I’m a 68-year-old woman in Wisconsin and have been a patient with Mayo Clinic for many years. Despite extreme caution, my husband and I both contracted COVID-19 last November. We both recovered slowly, and when our opportunity to get the vaccine came up, we enthusiastically participated. I continued to have limited […]

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Tags: Carol Burgmeier, COVID-19, Kimberly Ewing, Lyme Disease, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Patient Stories, Susan Fox


July 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘Every day you don’t lose, you are winning’

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Jennifer Summers, 35, is an optimistic, articulate woman. She enjoys crafting, spending time with her close-knit family, and leading small groups and organizing volunteers at her church. And she is excited that she can carry a 32-ounce water bottle. This may not feel like an important feat to some people, but it’s momentous for Jennifer […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Anderson, Jennifer Summers, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Spinal muscular atrophy


May 20, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Medication, surgery help Lloyd Heubner quickly recover after stroke

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Lloyd Huebner of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, believes in giving back to the community. For 17 years, he has been involved with Little League Baseball, ranging from coaching to building fields at local schools. He also builds temporary wheelchair ramps for families in need as part of Interfaith Caregivers in Burnett County, Wisconsin. “Over my lifetime, […]

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Tags: Angela Oldenberg, Dr. Samuel Evers, Lloyd Heubner, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, stroke, Telestroke


May 9, 2021 · Leave a Comment

One last adventure for patient entering hospice

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Aggie Morgan has always been adventurous. She’s been skydiving, scuba diving and enjoyed vacations with her husband, John Morgan, in the jungles of Central America. Entering her 70s, there was one adventure she looked forward to but hadn’t taken: a hot air balloon ride. She and her friends attempted to take a balloon ride on […]

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Tags: Aggie Morgan, Cancer, Kerry Olson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, multiple myeloma


April 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Walking Pain-Free Again After Hip Replacements

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After hip replacement surgeries, Mara Olson feels no pain and is back to the activities she enjoys. That’s just the result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Eckstrom, Hip replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin


April 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Telemedicine Helps Provide the Right Care at the Right Time During Unexpected Delivery

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When Lizzie Stoltz went into labor more than two months early with her second child at Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Wisconsin, she and the baby needed specialized care. They got it, thanks to a connection with a Mayo Clinic neonatologist who guided the delivery from more than 100 miles away.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Collura, Dr. Phillip Skaar, Jon Farm, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Neonatology


March 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Care Coordination Puts Jim on the Path to Recovery

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After Jim Hauck sustained serious injuries from a car accident in Nevada, Mayo Post Acute Care helped him return home, where he continues to recover and heal.

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Tags: Amy Taylor, Dr. Celestine Odenigbo, Dr. Charles Wirtz, Dr. Jonathan Webb, Dr. T.K. Schiefer, Dr. Tina Dreger, Mayo Clinic Health System - Chippewa Valley in Bloomer, Mayo Post Acute Care, Occupational therapy, Physical Therapy


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