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August 23, 2012

Rare Arthritis No Match for Woman Determined to Save Her Eyesight

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

(written by Raquel Rivas – Mayo Clinic in Florida) When most of us think about eye problems, we think about a trip to the eye doctor for a new eyeglass prescription. But for Sandy Blue, a rare eye condition posed a mystery that almost left her blind. Blue, then 44, first noticed red streaks in […]

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Tags: 5296, 5318, 5334, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL


September 30, 2009

“We plan to continue to use the Mayo Clinic, no matter where in the country we live”

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Every physician Anne Stohrer and her son turned to for treatment of his chronic knee and hip pain came-up with a non-diagnosis. Many frustrating years passed while they fought to find a care plan that would relieve his pain and allow him to be the young, active boy he wanted to be. As the years […]

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Tags: 5306, 5318, 5335, Anne Stohrer, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, Rheumatology


August 13, 2009

Praise and Thanks

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

This story was submitted by J. Daniel Skinner from Rochester If you look at my Mayo record you will discover that I am more than a casual patient. Several Mayo staffers, doctors, nurses and others have saved my life more than once over the last few years. For this I am grateful, but that’s not […]

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Tags: 5318, 5335, Patient Stories


March 19, 2009

Tamiko’s Story: Getting Definitive Answers

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

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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