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October 19th, 2017

Lifestyle Changes Yield Positive Results for Wisconsin Woman With Diabetes

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When Debbie Hundley learned she had diabetes and realized what it was doing to her body, she was determined to make the adjustments needed to get the disease under control and keep it that way.

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Tags: diabetes, Louise Wanner, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


July 3rd, 2017

Saving Dave Boyett’s Foot With the Help of a Pressure Chamber

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After a series of accidents led to increasingly serious foot wounds and infections, Dave Boyett was told he might have to have his right foot amputed. Staff at Mayo Clinic’s Hyperbaric and Altitude Medicine Program in Rochester, however, helped change that.

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Tags: diabetes, Dr. Daniel Ryssman, Dr. Paul Claus, Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy, Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Vascular Ulcer and Wound Healing Clinic


September 17th, 2016

Artist Back at the Drawing Board After A Stroke

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Shirley and Bob Gessner have weathered some tough times during their 56 years of marriage. But nothing could have prepared Shirley for the night of April 10, 2015, when she awoke at 3:30 a.m. to a thud — the sound of her husband falling out of bed. “I asked him what was the matter, but […]

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Tags: Atrial Fibrillation, Comprehensive Stroke Center, diabetes, Dr. David A. Miller, Florida Campus, stroke, Thrombectomy, tPA


May 8th, 2014

A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

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JoAnna Goebel refused to let diabetes stop her from welcoming a healthy baby into the world When soon-to-be moms find out they are pregnant, many are eager to share the happy news with loved ones. When JoAnna Goebel learned she was expecting, she got on the phone, too. One of her calls wasn’t to a […]

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Tags: diabetes, Diabetes Technology Clinic, Endocrinology, Patient Stories, pregnancy, technology, type 1 diabetes


September 11th, 2013

Woman Gives Kidney to Ailing Sister, Walks a 5K Two Weeks Later

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When Tammi Cummings learned that her sister, Terri McMillan, needed a kidney transplant after a 40-year history of diabetes finally took its toll on her health, she never hesitated for a second about the idea of providing one of her own kidneys. Cummings, 52, of West Melbourne, Fla., not only gave her sister a renewed […]

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Tags: 1139, 3786, 5324, 5334, diabetes, kidney transplant, Living Donor, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL, Transplant


July 23rd, 2013

Five Years on the Transplant List and the Perfect Match

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Chuck Jorud had lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years when his kidneys declared, “enough.” He started dialysis and was evaluated for a kidney transplant. “I had young kids at the time and decided that if I was going to have a transplant, I wanted the best,” says Chuck. That led him […]

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Tags: 1139, 3786, 3792, 5291, 5324, 5335, Chuck Jorud, diabetes, dialysis, Dr. Thomas Schwab, kidney transplant, nephrology


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