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Mayo Clinic patient Karen Gibson and her husband. Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

Karen Gibson struggled for years with fatigue, skin problems, muscle weakness, and other unexplained symptoms. Mayo Clinic gave her the knowledge and strength to take on her conditions and a desire to share her story to help others.

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ToddGoldrick760webA Kidney Between Friends

When an old college friend stepped forward to donate a kidney, it meant a new life for Todd Goldrick and a renewed friendship that not only helped in his recovery but helped him look to the future with a sense of hope.  

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Tom Peroulas is back on the field after his surgery. A New Approach to a Difficult Cancer Diagnosis

Faced with a rare cancer that threatened his health and mobility, Tom Peroulas did exhaustive research and weighed all the options before choosing a unique surgical technique offered at Mayo Clinic. Now, despite challenges, he's back on the field. 

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I am a candidate for GSB. My BMI is 36.4 and I am age 67 and diabetes is getting worse. [...]

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Mesenteric Panniculitis or Schlerosing Mesentertis (Auto-immune around small intestine)

I thought I would start a discussion for patients with Mesenteric Panniculitis. From what I know, this auto-immune disorder has [...]

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My husband had a note from an interventional radiologist in Dec that he had enlarged ventricles - our neurologist had [...]

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