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October 7, 2019

Freed From Debilitating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Marissa Russo has been battling symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease for half her life. When a flare-up that lasted several months had her confined to bed and barely able to function, she turned to the expertise of Mayo Clinic for a new approach to treatment.

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Michael Picco, Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis

July 15, 2019

Autoimmune Disease No Handicap to Golfing Greatness

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Billy Dowell Jr. was working toward a goal of playing professional golf when his body betrayed him. He was beset by several autoimmune disorders that left him overwhelmed. With consistent, comprehensive support from his Mayo Clinic Care team, however, not only has Billy gotten his conditions under control, he’s successfully returned to golfing.

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Tags: Ankylosing spondylitis, Dr. John Cangemi, Dr. Ronald Butendieck Jr., Inflammatory bowel disease, Ophthalmology

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