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MLB Player Back on the Mound After Surgery to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

June 7, 2018

MLB Player Back on the Mound After Surgery to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

By In the Loop In the Loop

After recovering from treatment for ulcerative colitis, Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jake Diekman is back on the mound. He’s also using his experience to help others and raise funds for research. 

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Tags: colectomy, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dr. Robert Cima, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, ostomy, Ulcerative Colitis


Helping Texas Rangers Reliever Jake Diekman Strike Out Ulcerative Colitis

August 31, 2017

Helping Texas Rangers Reliever Jake Diekman Strike Out Ulcerative Colitis

By In the Loop In the Loop

Left-handed relief pitcher Jake Diekman’s expected return to the majors will be an emotional one. Since childhood, he’s dealt with the effects of ulcerative colitis. But recent treatments at Mayo Clinic helped him get back in the game.

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Tags: Dr. Robert Cima, Ulcerative Colitis


February 9, 2016

‘Amazing, Compassionate’ Mayo Care Team Inspires Patient to Become a Nurse  

By In the Loop In the Loop

By the time she came to Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus in 2011, Jonica Lincoln had a case of ulcerative colitis so bad that it was not only affecting her quality of life, but also who she was as a person. “I would put on a brave face and smile and do all of the things that I […]

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Tags: Dr. David Larson, Nursing, Rochester Campus, Ulcerative Colitis


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