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Items Tagged ‘ulcerative colitis’

October 7, 2019

Freed From Debilitating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

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

June 12, 2019

Careful Evaluation, Compassionate Care Solve Distressing Digestive Problems

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Severe digestive issues had disrupted Lynda Rassbach’s daily life and forced her to miss out on meaningful events with her family. After a series of confusing diagnoses, she turned to Mayo Clinic, where she received answers and treatment that restored her freedom.

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Tags: Digestive health, Dr. Jorge Machicado, Judy Nichols, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, ulcerative colitis

March 1, 2011

Scott Hennen on Ulcerative Colitis and Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Scott Hennen, a radio talk show host from Fargo, ND, had surgery at Mayo Clinic yesterday to remove his colon, which had developed several sites with precancerous cells related to his ulcerative colitis, which was first diagnosed in 1997. Scott had previously described his reasons for being public about his medical condition in this post. […]

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Tags: 1136, 2254, 2643, 5275, 5279, 5335, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Scott Hennen, ulcerative colitis

February 27, 2011

Sharing with His Radio Family

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Scott Hennen is on the air three hours every weekday on his syndicated radio program based in Fargo, North Dakota. He has had ulcerative colitis since 1997, and on Monday morning is scheduled to have his colon removed at Mayo Clinic. Scott came to Rochester late last week for pre-surgery appointments, and broadcast his show […]

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Tags: 1136, 2254, 2643, 5275, 5279, 5335, Fargo, Scott Hennen, ulcerative colitis

January 31, 2009

Featured Comment: Week of 1/25/09

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Daniel Rothamel of Charlottesville, Va. tells his story of coming to Mayo Clinic for treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis. Here’s an excerpt: Once my wife and I made the decision to explore the possibility of a colectomy, we decided that we should research having it done at the Mayo Clinic. From the moment that I […]

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Tags: colectomy, Digestive Disease, GI, Surgery, ulcerative colitis

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