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.
For someone with Stephanie's condition to be pregnant was a big deal. Only two cases had been reported in the world. Regardless of the risks, she wanted to have a baby.
Since being under the care of Corey Siegel, MD, Adam has kept his Crohn's disease well under control, conquering both the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro...and the exotic challenges of African food.
Partway through the day I started having chest pains and cold sweats. After going to the hospital for what I thought was indigestion, my heart completely stopped.
Approaching age 100, Elsie was finally slowing down. After diagnosing her with a faulty valve in her aorta, her doctors described as "excessive" the risk of opening her chest to replace the valve.