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'Pints for Preemies' Challenge Returns to Deliver More Life-Saving Blood Donations

October 3, 2019

‘Pints for Preemies’ Challenge Returns to Deliver More Life-Saving Blood Donations

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The goal of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program’s upcoming campaign, Pints for Preemies, is to adequately supply Mayo Clinic with enough blood for its newest and tiniest patients.

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Tags: blood transfusion, Dr Justin Kreuter, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center, Mayo Clinic Connect


August 2, 2016

Mayo’s Blood Donor Center Needs You … To Donate Blood

By In the Loop In the Loop

Justin Kreuter, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic’s Blood Donor Center in Rochester, takes his job seriously, despite the fact that he’s attended more than one meeting with a seemingly not-so-serious agenda item. “Believe it or not, I have meetings about cookies,” he tells ABC News. “I’ve seen shirts before that say, ‘I donate for […]

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Tags: Dr Justin Kreuter, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center


March 29, 2016

The Giver That Keeps on Giving

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Shortly after getting married, Dave Bakken learned that his wife’s young daughter — now his step-daughter — needed eye surgery. Looking for ways to pay for the surgery, Dave walked into Mayo Clinic’s Blood Donor Center, then located inside the Plummer Building in Rochester. “That was a long time ago, of course,” Dave tells us. […]

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Tags: Dr Justin Kreuter, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center


February 24, 2015

A Gift From Within

By In the Loop In the Loop

Look at the month of March 2015 Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center calendar, and you’ll see the smiling face of 11-year-old Melanie Gates of Rochester, Minnesota. For good reason. In March 2011, Melanie’s life was saved by an “outstanding care team and 42 blood transfusions during a six-day period” while she was in Mayo’s Pediatric Intensive […]

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Tags: blood transfusion, Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center


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