Beth discusses her post-knee replacement rehabilitation, which involved home health visits, physical therapy and a check-in with her surgeon.
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When Ann Trachtenberg joked she wanted to be escorted out of her last chemotherapy treatment by a marching band, little did she know her niece would contact the the University of Wisconsin Marching Band to do the honors. Join us in congratulating her by commenting below!
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Jeff was experiencing pain and pressure in his leg while doing two of his favorite things: Playing the drums and running. He was diagnosed with Compartment Syndrome, and UW Health vascular surgeon William Turnipseed was able to perform a surgery that has allowed Jeff to get back to his fun. Learn more about the UW Health Compartment Syndrome Clinic: http://www.uwhealth.org/42244
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Nurse Resident Kailee Winkle touts the value of asking as many questions as possible, and how the support she’s received from her preceptor and team members has helped her practice every step of the way. Learn more at http://uwhealth.org/nurseresidency
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Pain ruled Liz's life 15 years after back surgery, and pain medication introduced unpleasant side effects. UW Health pain management doctor Nalini Sehgal recommended a pain pump to ease Liz's suffering.
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In 2016 Sydney Sullivan's liver disease started to take its toll. She was losing weight, getting fatigued and knew she would soon need a liver transplant. Her brother Tommy was the best match so he donated part of his liver to save his sister. Less than a year later they were both back in the gym at full strength, enjoying CrossFit and the knowledge that they can both enjoy a long, happy and healthy life. Learn more about Sydney and Tommy at https://www.uwhealth.org/transplant/52011 Sign up to be a living liver donor at https://www.uwhealth.org/living-liver-donor-inquiry/51917 Request information about our Transplant Program at https://www.uwhealth.org/transplant/13080
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"Dr. Sam" from the UW Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, explains how colon cancer screening saves lives. You have the power to stop colorectal cancer before it starts. http://www.uwhealth.org/25336 Colorectal Cancer Screening Options http://www.uwhealth.org/25339 Colorectal Cancer Prevention http://www.uwhealth.org/26542 Frequently Asked Questions About Colorectal Cancer Screening http://www.uwhealth.org/25338
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Recipes below. Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/epilepsy-seizures/epilepsy-services-dietary-treatment/40161 “Cornbread” Muffins: Three Ways Jalapeno “Cornbread” Muffins Ingredients: ½ cup + 1 Tbsp. almond flour 3 Tbsp. coconut flour ¼ tsp. coarse salt 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ cup coconut oil, melted ¼ cup powdered erythritol 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk ½ cup chopped/diced jalapeno Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin and set aside. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, salt and baking powder. 3. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together coconut oil, erythritol, egg and egg yolk until combined. Whisk in almond milk. Pour wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients and use a spatula to stir just until combined. Fold in jalapeno and cheese. 4. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups and bake 20-22 minutes. Remove and allow to cool. Makes 10 (1.5 gm carb/muffin) Cranberry “Cornbread” Muffins Substitute ½ cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries in place of jalapeno Makes 10 (2.1 gm carb/muffin Cheese “Cornbread” Muffins Substitute ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese in place of jalapeno Makes 10 (1.6 gm carb/muffin)
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Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/31464 Jenny Raduenz was born with her intestines on the outside of her body, and has undergone many surgeries during her 24 years. She has short gut syndrome - her small intestine is just 180 centimeters long; the typical length is 22 or 23 feet. Raduenz calls the UW Health Pediatric Short Gut/Intestinal Failure Clinic "a dream come true."
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Recipe below. Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/epilepsy-seizures/epilepsy-services-dietary-treatment/40161 Ingredients: ½ cup strawberries, washed and trimmed 2 Tbsp. powdered erythritol or 10-15 drops liquid stevia 1 tsp. vanilla extract ¾ cup cream cheese, softened ¼ cup butter, softened Directions: 1. Place strawberries in a bowl and mash with the back of a fork, until smooth. Add the erythritol/stevia and vanilla extract and stir to mix. 2. Place the cream cheese and butter into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer. Mix in the strawberry mixture until combined. Spoon into 12 small muffin molds and place in the freezer for about 2 hours. Makes 12 (1 gm carb/bomb) or 24 (0.5 gm/ bomb)
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American Family Children's Hospital performs the Ponseti approach provides a non-surgical alternative treatment for young children who are born with club foot. The technique uses foot manipulation and casting to correct the deformity. http://www.uwhealthkids.org/34398
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Too young to remember, Carly learned about her life-saving ride on Med Flight when she was a child, from her parents. Each year her parents shared more about the events surrounding her sledding accident, and the Darlington woman feels it strongly influenced her choice to become a nurse. Learn more: www.uwhealth.org/medflight
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Watch a time-lapse video of the construction of the basketball court - based on the court at the Kohl Center - at UW Health's The American Center.
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Learn more about Total Knee Replacement
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Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/11660 Kids who need surgery are often fearful, nervous and confused, and understandably so. American Family Children's Hospital goes to great lengths to allay their apprehension, employing its Child Life staff to answer questions and keeping the children's families involved from beginning to end.
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Carol Wright was running out of time to get a life-saving heart transplant. Brooke Dawkins' decision years earlier to become an organ donor saved Carol's life. See other patient stories at https://www.uwhealth.org/transplant/patient-stories/10600 Sign up to be a living liver donor at https://www.uwhealth.org/living-donor-inquiry/40425 Request information about the UW Health Transplant Program at https://www.uwhealth.org/transplant/13080
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Don’t we all just need a little more time? A Little More Time, written and performed by Joe Ripp, multiple myeloma survivor is dedicated to our patients and our staff who work tirelessly to advance research. Something to hold onto, that’s hope…
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Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/28379 Jacob Marshall is 19 years old and he has already had more than 36 surgeries. And it's likely he will need many more. Jacob suffers from a rare condition called recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, a disease that affects only three to five people out of 100,000.
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Alyssa Brewer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at age 37, a disease often considered terminal. Five of the first six doctors she spoke to initially treated her like a lost cause. But she was determined to survive, and with the help of her husband, changed her lifestyle and diet, and thirteen months later she showed no discrete tumor mass. When she needed a risky surgery to survive, she turned to the UW Carbone Cancer Center, who she credits with saving her life.
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Lisa wasn’t able to do the things she loved due to back pain. After two years of trying to find relief, she was referred to UW Health spine surgeon Dr. Seth Williams, who recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure.
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Getting Ready for Total Hip Replacement Surgery
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Nurse resident Crystal Nice talks about the amazing experience her nurse residency has been and how much she appreciates the sense of community within the surgical team, working together for patients. Learn more at http://uwhealth.org/nurseresidency
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UW Health orthopedic surgeon Richard Illgen has pioneered robotic-assisted knee replacement and serves as a regional and national expert in these techniques. Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/49421
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Learn more: http://www.uwhealth.org/28894 Jonah Hinds was a typical 7-year-old boy, until suddenly, he began having fits that looked like seizures: shaking uncontrollably, falling on the floor, thrashing, repeating words and phrases. His family brought him to American Family Children's Hospital to address his Tourette's syndrome.
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For nearly four years, an involuntary vocal tic completely disrupted the life of Kade Hanegraaf, a young teenager from Wisconsin. Kade, who was diagnosed with autism at three, couldn't eat, participate in school, or even sleep through the night. After exhausting nearly every known treatment option, the Hanegraafs were referred to UW Health otolaryngologist Dr. Seth Dailey. Thanks to a novel treatment, Kade is much happier and he is back to his old self.
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Learn more at http://www.uwhealth.org/41049 UW Health dietitian Cassie Vanderwall offers three simple tips to help you make the most out of your grocery purchases. By following these steps, you can save money on your next grocery trip and make your groceries last longer. You'll also find ways to determine the proper portion sizes for foods you commonly eat.
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Because she was a TV news anchor in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Erin Davisson LeMere’s battle with liver disease was very public. Viewers watched as she became sicker and sicker; in August 1990, she was put on the wait list for a liver transplant at UW Health in Madison. She and the station managers made the decision to share every step of her journey with her television audience, in hopes that they could promote awareness of organ donation and transplant. She received the gift of life in November 1990, but her public awareness campaign was far from over. Learn more at uwhealth.org/liver-transplant-story/51482 Sign up to be a living liver donor at https://www.uwhealth.org/living-liver-donor-inquiry/51917 Request information about our Transplant Program at https://www.uwhealth.org/transplant/13080
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Hyperparathyroidism symptoms are varied and can include fragile bones, kidney stones, excessive urination, abdominal pain, fatigue or weakness, depression or forgetfulness, bone and joint pain, nausea, vomiting or loss of appetite. www.uwhealth.org/endocrine-surgery/parathyroid-conditions/51433
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Quinn used to dread nighttime - he had troubles falling asleep, then would experience night terrors and nightmares and couldn't get back to sleep. In the morning, he would had a hard time waking up and getting going. But Dr. Cami Matthews at Wisconsin Sleep diagnosed Quinn with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and had him start wearing a CPAP device while sleeping, and his nights and days have never been better. Learn more: http://www.wisconsinsleep.org
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UW Health endocrine surgery David Schneider, MD, discusses Cushings disease, a hormonal disorder caused by a tumor of the pituitary gland, which causes the body to produce excess cortisol. Call (608) 263-7502 to schedule a consultation with one of our experts.
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