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DIABETES | November 2011
The son of a diabetic, the effects of not controlling one's blood sugar aren't lost on Mike. "I don't want to lose my legs," he says. "I had that example."
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT | March 2014
They arrived at the Emergency Department around midnight. A preliminary diagnosis of appendicitis was soon confirmed with a CT scan.
FAMILY MEDICINE | July 2012
Just four days before he was to leave for Spain and the Paris-Roubaix cycling road race, Jordan still needed a medical release.
HOME HEALTH | November 2012
Skip went home after emergency surgery, forty pounds lighter, drainage tubes still in his body, and with his incision unhealed because of an infection.
INTERNAL MEDICINE | November 2013
Dean didn't know it yet, but he had a life-threatening medical condition. What he also had was a diligent physician.
LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY | December 2015
When a CT scan revealed a hiatal hernia as the reason for his abdominal pain, Jerry had laparoscopic surgery to bring his stomach back into place, and keep it there.
NEUROSURGERY CONSULTATION | May 2015
After 2 years of increasing symptoms, Stefan found tasks as simple as closing his eyes and touching his nose with his left hand impossible.
OBSTETRICS | March 2013
Like many first-time parents-to-be, Penny and John experienced a whirlwind of emotions when they learned they were expecting.
ORTHOPEDICS | March 2015
The pain became increasingly relentless, robbing Bob of his ability to enjoy life. Hiking became agony, climbing stairs difficult.
PEDIATRICS | December 2012
She's only 6 years old, but Sydney already knows that you don't have to get sick to visit the doctor.
PHYSICAL THERAPY | November 2014
Vertigo forced Muriel to crawl to the bathroom, sick to her stomach but too dizzy to stand. "I feel like I've been thrust into space."
URGENT CARE | November 2012
After a long day’s work, Steve cut his right thumb on a broken glass while doing dishes at home. He knew he needed medical attention.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT | December 2011
"Eating healthy and losing weight helps with your mental and physical well being. You have a lot more energy and feel so much better."
WOMEN'S HEALTH | June 2013
After many months of discomfort, Linda's mother was referred to a gynecologist. “During that first appointment I just had a feeling – a confidence – that they were going to figure it out.”
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