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April 23, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

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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 · Leave a Comment

Katharine’s Wish Gives Comforting Gift to Other Patients

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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 · Leave a Comment

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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