Many patients living with chronic disease feel helpless and experience a loss of hope. With the help of her health coach, Jennifer McFarlin lost 10 pounds and lowered her blood-sugar by 20 percent.
It was a beautiful August day ... until the three-point hitch Cooper was standing on folded into the tractor, pinning his feet inside.
"The doctor will see you now" has a whole new meaning for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center patients in Bennington, thanks to a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Center for Telehealth program.
Leanne Joyce conceived of "Positive Impact for Kids" when she was just 12 years old. Now, at 14, she is helping kids through difficult times.
Carol was in constant pain and using crutches for 3 years. Now after her total hip replacement, Carol is playing with her grandchildren, gardening, and taking daily 2-3 mile walks with her husband.
The new surgical treatment at D-H is called auto islet cell transplantation. For patients like Jennifer Bowen, it means no more pain and no diabetes.