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October 19, 2016

Unique Treatment Option Cures Cushing Syndrome for Jessie Brown

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Retired elementary school teacher Jessie Brown takes time to enjoy the pleasures of daily life. She goes for long walks with her dogs, King Solomon and Baby Ruth. She spends time with her children and grandchildren who live near the farm where she and her husband, Tom, make their home in rural Marshall, Arkansas. She […]

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Tags: Cryoablation, Cushing Syndrome, Dr. Patrick Eiken, Dr. Robert Shen, Endocrinology


May 8, 2015

Tracking Down an Elusive Answer

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Plagued by persistent symptoms with no definitive cause, Scott Borden turned to Mayo Clinic to help solve a baffling medical condition that was interfering with his life. 

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Tags: Adrenal Gland Disorder, Dr. William Young Jr., Endocrinology


May 8, 2014

A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

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


January 31, 2012

The Discovery That Changes Everything

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I am a hard charging, creative, passionate person who listens to her “inner voice” as much as possible. Earlier this year, I was having multiple ear and throat infections which were not responsive to antibiotics.  After three rounds, my doctor decided to feel my throat – which led to a sonogram, followed by a biopsy.  […]

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Tags: 1136, 2298, 5266, 5267, 5279, 5335, Bryan McIver, Cancer, Carrie Edwards, ear infectiont, Endocrinology, ENT


April 18, 2009

From the Facebook page…

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

Micah from Peoria says… …can’t say enough about my treatment at mayo. to go to doctor and after doctor and then go to an endocrinologist with a possible diagnosis and have him flounder around for another couple months and finally sent me to Mayo where on the 1st visit, Dr. Hodgson said, you have cushing’s […]

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Tags: Cushing's Syndrome, Endocrinology


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