Items Tagged ‘Scott St. Michel’

November 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 16, 2018

By Emily Blahnik

Reuters, New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines by Deena Beasley — The new guidelines are fairly “conservative” in recommending that the newer drugs be used only after other options, said Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, adding “I think that was the right approach.” The […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, alzheimer's disease, Anne Harguth, artificial Intelligence, carpal tunnel, Chateau Theater, childbirth, Colorectal Cancer, destination medical center, DMC, Dr. Amy Pollak

November 9, 2018

After denial, obese man receives liver transplant

By Karl Oestreich

KARE 11 by Adrienne Broaddus He weighed 480 pounds. His liver wasn’t working, and his kidneys were failing, too. But because a Twin Cities man was obese, he says doctors denied putting him on a list for a liver transplant that would save his life. Scott St. Michel, 58, was diagnosed with NASH. It is […]

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Tags: Dr. Julie Heimbach, KARE 11, liver transplant, NASH, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Scott St. Michel

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