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Items Tagged ‘Crohn’s Disease’

December 24th, 2012

Guts to Glory

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sam and Laura Kirstein biked across the country to show that people with inflammatory bowel disease can still lead an active life. “If you persevere, there is light at the end of the tunnel.”

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Tags: 1852, 2642, 2643, 5144, Crohn's Disease, IBD, Laura Kirstein, Mayo Clinic, Sam Kirstein

March 11th, 2011

Crohn’s diagnosis helps ‘The Big Street’ find road to recovery

By stacytheobald stacytheobald

The below article comes from our Sharing Mayo Clinic print publication: At 6 feet 4 inches tall and more than 200 pounds, Brandon Street could easily be described as “big.” In high school, his nickname was “The Big Street.” When this active young man who enjoyed playing sports began to have irregular and difficult bowel […]

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Tags: 2642, 5275, 5334, Brandon Street, Crohn's Disease, Gastroenterology

July 22nd, 2010

Crohn’s Disease and Pregnancy

By CSMMayo csmmayo

When I walked into Dr. Sunanda Kane’s office at Mayo Clinic, I was crying. I had been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease not long before, and I was devastated by the news. I know some people who have Crohn’s, and they were not doing well. I had one baby and knew I wanted to have another, […]

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Tags: 2642, 5275, 5335, Crohn's Disease, Patient Story

September 10th, 2009

Becoming an Employee after 35 Years as a Mayo Patient

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

Linda Rockey’s first experience at Mayo Clinic was in 1971, when her grandmother insisted that she come to Mayo Clinic for treatment of her worsening Crohn’s disease. “It was a week that just changed my life,” she says. Thirty years later Mayo neurosurgeon Dr. Fredric Meyer operated on Linda to repair a double aneurysm in her […]

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Tags: Aneurysm, Brain surgery, Crohn's Disease, Employee Stories, Linda Rockey, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories, Volunteer

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