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September 10, 2018

Embracing Family Life After Overcoming a Rare Disorder

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Brittany Kale was plagued with nagging symptoms: weight gain, a swollen face, high blood pressure. She also had been trying, unsuccessfully, to get pregnant for years. She finally found relief at Mayo Clinic, where she was diagnosed and treated for Cushing disease. That made it possible for her to start a family and feel healthy […]

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Tags: Cushing disease, Department of Endocrinology, Dr. Ronald Reimer, Dr. Victor Bernet


July 19, 2017

Therapist Celebrates 10 Years of Vitality After Surgery for a Rare Brain Tumor

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In July 2017, Sally Kirilloff marked a decade since her care team at Mayo Clinic successfully removed a large, rare brain tumor, enabling her to continue enjoying her work, her hobbies and her family.

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Tags: Dr. Ronald Reimer, Glioma, Neurology and Neurosurgery


June 26, 2017

Florida Realtor’s Remarkable Recovery After Paralyzing Injury

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A debilitating illness left Bonne Jones paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors were unsure if she would walk again. But expert surgery at Mayo Clinic, coupled with Bonne’s fierce determination, put her back in stride.

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Tags: acute respiratory distress syndrome, Dr. Ronald Reimer, Laminectomy, Meningitis, Sepsis


October 24, 2016

Spinal Cord Stimulator Eases Pain Without Creating Limitations for Paul Hesson

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When he was 38, Paul Hesson was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, and the condition triggered significant chronic back pain. “Back then, they said I had the back of a 75-year-old man,” says Paul, who is 75 now. As Paul got older, his pain increased, and he had severe joint stiffness. He went to see […]

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Tags: Dr. Ronald Reimer, Neurosurgery, Pain Medicine


May 11, 2015

Brain Hemorrhage Can’t Keep Cyclist From Pedaling On

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss cindyweiss

At age 42, Donnie DeWitt was the picture of health. A former Marine, he loved to run, surf and was an avid cyclist. But three years ago, while on a bike ride near his home in St. Augustine, Florida, Donnie collapsed. He’d suffered a massive brain hemorrhage that led to a stroke. He was brought […]

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Tags: brain hemorrhage, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Dr. Ronald Reimer, Florida Campus, stroke


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