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alan studt

Calcium Score Test Finds Man’s Undetected Heart Blockage

A musician’s coronary calcium score detects a high risk for heart attack, leading to bypass surgery.

type 1 diabetes

How Continuous Glucose Monitors Help Kids with Type I Diabetes

The continuous glucose monitor is among a number of new technologies that can help youngsters manage diabetes.

kyphosis

Rebuilt Spine Gives Teen Confidence

Tony gained confidence (and three inches in height!) after undergoing an intense, 12-hour surgery to correct his forward and sideways spinal curvatures.

mildred brown

Innovative Procedure to Prevent Stroke Helps Active Woman Retain Independence

When carotid artery disease significantly increased a Brunswick woman's risk for stroke, UH physicians used an innovative procedure to help keep her living the life she enjoys.

type 1 diabetes

Managing Diabetes With Resilience and a Positive Attitude

A young patient's parents reflect on their daughter's experience with diabetes treatment at UH Rainbow.

integrative medicine

Integrative Medicine Blends With Traditional To Lessen Pain, Increase Mobility

After two decades, a patient finds an option for lessening pain and increasing mobility that works.

andy simon

Buoyed By Clinical Trial, Brain Cancer Patient Marks 5 Years Cancer-Free

Three college graduations. Three family weddings. The births of two grandchildren. Andy “Superman” Simon has cherished each of these milestones since he was diagnosed five years ago with one of the deadliest and most challenging cancers to treat.

Frances Noonan

Returning Home to Receive Pioneering Treatment

A Colorado woman enrolled in a UH clinical trial that combines immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery for treatment of a recurrent brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme.

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