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December 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

New Heart, New Hope and a Real Chance at a Future

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

After years of struggling with cardiomyopathy, a heart transplant at Mayo Clinic renewed Thomas Kim’s health and rekindled his confidence in the future.

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Erol Belli, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, Dr. Jose Diaz-Gomez, Dr. Juan Carlos Leoni Moreno, Dr. Parag Patel, heart failure, Heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, ventricular assist device


February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Local Politician Doesn’t Skip a Beat With Mechanical Heart Pump

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

While Walter “Junior” Boatright was running for a second term as Nassau county commissioner in northeast Florida in November 2012, he started to feel winded. At first, he chalked it up to getting older and just not having the same energy he used to, while campaigning 15 hours a day. But after the campaign was […]

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Jeffrey Hosenpud, Dr. Kevin Landolfo, heart failure, Heart Failure Clinic, Left Ventricular Assist Device, LVAD


August 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Life Beyond A Heart Transplant is Vibrant and Full for Elmo Aquino

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Fifteen years ago, Elmo Aquino, a resident of Orange Park, Florida, was an avid runner. He’d competed in Jacksonville’s Gate River Run, an annual 15-kilometer running event, several times. But one morning in the summer of 2001, his active lifestyle came to an abrupt end when suddenly, while on a treadmill, he found he couldn’t […]

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Tags: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Jeffrey Hosenpud, Left Ventricular Assist Device, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL, transient ischemic attack


April 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Heart Transplant Opens Door to Leading a Full Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For 33-year-old Tara Brigham of Jacksonville, Florida, living with a heart condition since birth wasn’t something that was going to get in the way of living an active normal life. In fact, she says the heart transplant she received six years ago as a result of her condition has made her life even more fulfilling. […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Yip, Florida Campus, Heart transplant, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, ventricular assist device


May 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Always Eliminate Risk of Heart Disease

By Paul Scotti Paul Scotti (@pscotti)

Sometimes even doing everything right to live a healthy lifestyle isn’t enough to ward off a serious illness. Such was the case of 67-year-old Donald Glynn of Jacksonville, Fla., an avid runner who has participated in countless marathons, half marathons and 5K races over the last 30 years. He also watched his diet, weight and blood pressure, […]

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Tags: Donald Glynn, Dr. Daniel Yip, Florida, Heart Disease, LVAD, MayoClinicFL, Patient Stories, Transplant


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