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'Happy Liver-versary!' Liver Transplant Patients Continue to Celebrate New Lives

December 12, 2019

‘Happy Liver-versary!’ Liver Transplant Patients Continue to Celebrate New Lives

By In the Loop In the Loop

Ginger Brewer and her son, Mike, didn’t set out to help a total stranger navigate the process of having a liver transplant. But a chance meeting led to just that.

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Tags: Liver Disease, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida


March 17, 2016

2nd Chance Salsa Celebrates a Second Chance at Life

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

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 […]

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Tags: cirrhosis, Diane Tovar, Dr. Elizabeth Carey, Liver Disease, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Salsa


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