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April 23, 2019

‘I Saw a Need, So I Helped Fill It:’ Volunteer Donates Kidney So Another May Live

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

As a new retiree, Carroll Sharp took patients to and from kidney dialysis and saw how their condition affected them. So when he learned about being a living kidney donor, he stepped up in a big way.

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Tags: diabetes, dialysis, Dr. Carrie Schinstock, Dr. Mikel Prieto, Gift of Life Transplant House, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Nephrology

March 30, 2017

Katharine’s Wish Gives Comforting Gift to Other Patients

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Nine years ago, during a “dream family vacation” at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, 9-year-old Katharine Rhoten (or “Katie,” as she likes to be called) became so ill she had to be rushed to a local hospital. “She was in shock, and my husband and I were in shock,” Katie’s mom, Kristin Everett, tells […]

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Tags: diabetes, Kristin Everett, Mayo Clinic Health System, Stacy Hein

March 3, 2015

Join a Clinical Trial, and Become a Mayo Clinic Research Star

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

If you’ve ever thought, “I wish I could help further Mayo Clinic’s research efforts, but alas, I am not a scientist nor do I play one on TV,” well, have we got a deal for you. Participating in clinical trials is a great way that we non-scientists can help Mayo’s researchers in their noble fight against […]

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Tags: ALS, Clinical and Translational Science, clinical trials, diabetes, Dr. Anandu Basu, Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Nathan Staff, Dr. Sundeep Khosla

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