May 31, 2018 · Leave a Comment
By In the Loop
Heather Bird had planned to become a teacher. Instead, this summer she’ll start her career as a nurse at Mayo Clinic, where she had a lifesaving liver transplant and was inspired by her care.
March 17, 2016 · Leave a Comment
Diane Tovar thought she was healthy. But testing done as part of a routine exam revealed surprises in her bloodwork. “My platelet count was low and my liver enzymes were high,” says Diane, a sleep therapy educator at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus. After an ultrasound and MRI, Diane would learn […]
May 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment
In April, Sally Jacobson of Grand Forks, N.D., celebrated a very special birthday … for her liver. The Grand Forks Herald reports that Jacobson’s liver turned 90 on April 23, even though she herself is only 69. It was an interesting take on a birthday that wouldn’t have been possible had Jacobson not received a life-saving […]