May 4, 2020
For years, Joey Del Toro has lived with medical conditions that have affected his abilities and appearance. But Joey hasn’t let his health concerns define him. Instead, he’s focused his energy on moving beyond them and excelling at the sports he loves.
March 20, 2019
A lifesaving heart transplant at Mayo Clinic helped Elise Campbell break free from the physical limitations of a rare genetic heart condition she had lived with since she was 14. Now Elise is relishing the opportunity to enjoy experiences she never thought possible.
December 17, 2018
When treatment for a torn rotator cuff uncovered two underlying heart conditions, friends urged Alan Kostrzewa to go to Mayo Clinic for help getting back to his highly active way of life.
November 21, 2018
Concerned by health disparities in African-American communities, Dr. LaPrincess Brewer developed a program that partners with local churches to foster healthy lifestyle choices and improve heart health.
Tags: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Joy Balls-Barry, Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Yvonne Romero, Fostering African-American Improvement in Total Health (FAITH), Heart health disparities
October 23, 2018
Two Mayo Clinic cardiologists are part of a medical team that provides badly needed care to people in one of South America’s poorest countries.
October 12, 2018
When myocarditis hit his heart, Drew Beckie was told his professional soccer career was over. But a cardiac specialist at Mayo Clinic took another look, and today Drew is back to the game he loves.
December 11, 2017
When persistent fatigue began to slow down Ricardo Henriquez, an evaluation at Mayo Clinic revealed he needed surgery to fix his heart valves and correct an irregular heartbeat. The procedure also allowed him to again pursue his passion for golf.
September 1, 2017
As a 37-year-old with no major medical problems, Collin Markum was shocked to learn he had a rare cardiac condition. Now after successful surgery and rehabilitation, Collin is working to help fund research and promote heart health.