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  • 37 And Waiting For A Heart: He Builds Cars With Bedpans and Syringes

    01/16/2018

    He’d just finished a heavy meal at an all-you-can-eat buffet. The kind of smorgasbord built for a big guy like him -- meatloaf and carved beef, a taco bar and fried chicken. But on the way home from that meal in 2012, Jeremy Carr started to feel…  Read More

  • Methodist’s Dr. DeNardo: Motorcyclist, Woodworker And Brain Plumber

    01/12/2018

    A Gin Blossoms song is playing inside Andrew DeNardo’s office, where he sits next to a computer with a screensaver of a bright red Ducati motorcycle. There is a woodworking magazine on his desk – next to a piece of paper where he’s sketched…  Read More

  • Methodist’s Miracle Surgeon Dr. Larry Stevens

    01/18/2018

    It was a quiet fall Sunday afternoon on trails buried back in the woods with no one around. Larry Stevens, M.D., was riding his mountain bike. He was a diehard cyclist, passionate about all kinds of cycling. Road, mountain, even cyclo-cross, a form of…  Read More

  • Diabetes: Self-care For A New Year

    01/17/2018

    Barb Mathauer has had diabetes for more than 20 years. She first tried to control it with diet and now she’s on medication. She’d like to get back to focusing more on her diet. So on a recent Tuesday night she sat around a table and joined…  Read More

  • Nurse: “I Love To Hold Their Hands”

    01/16/2018

    As a child, Grace Walke remembers playing “nurse” with one of her favorite toys. The Hedda Bedda Doll popular in the 1960s was known for its three faces. With the turn of a knob the doll changed from a sad face, to a sleeping face and then…  Read More

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Cancer No Match For This Ox

01/19/2018 | ConditionsCancerStories

When he rang the bell inside the IU Simon Cancer Center seven months ago, Joseluis Gonzalez, 20, was celebrating his last chemotherapy infusion. As he rings in a new year, Gonzalez looks forward to life marked by a full recovery. At the age of 19 he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. On May 10, 2017, the day after his last college final of the semester, Gonzalez underwent surgery to remove a tumor and two weeks later he started chemotherapy. Under the treatment of IU Health University Hospital…

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Methodist’s Miracle Surgeon Dr. Larry Stevens

01/18/2018 | Stories

It was a quiet fall Sunday afternoon on trails buried back in the woods with no one around. Larry Stevens, M.D., was riding his mountain bike. He was a diehard cyclist, passionate about all kinds of cycling. Road, mountain, even cyclo-cross, a form of extreme racing over trails, grass, steep hills and pavement. But on this day in 2014, something went wrong. Dr. Stevens went for a jump and flipped over the handlebars. “Next thing I know, I wake up on the ground, blood pouring down my face,”…

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Diabetes: Self-care For A New Year

01/17/2018 | ConditionsDiabetes Endocrinology

Barb Mathauer has had diabetes for more than 20 years. She first tried to control it with diet and now she’s on medication. She’d like to get back to focusing more on her diet. So on a recent Tuesday night she sat around a table and joined an informal discussion about setting goals in the New Year. Nurse Angela Madden a certified diabetes educator led the discussion. “The hardest thing for me is eating three meals a day and trying to get enough sleep,” said Mathauer, who recently…

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Nurse: “I Love To Hold Their Hands”

01/16/2018 | Stories

As a child, Grace Walke remembers playing “nurse” with one of her favorite toys. The Hedda Bedda Doll popular in the 1960s was known for its three faces. With the turn of a knob the doll changed from a sad face, to a sleeping face and then to a face covered in spots – like chicken pox or measles. “The doll came with a hospital bed and I can remember taking care of her like a real patient,” said Walke, whose mother is also a nurse.  She grew up on the west side,…

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Heart Attack: When Minutes Matter

01/16/2018 | ConditionsCardiovascularHealth & Wellness News & Trends

Seconds. That’s all it takes to react to symptoms. Those seconds could mean the difference between life and death. Cardiologist Ali Farooq Iqtidar recently spoke at a Fishers YMCA luncheon series, providing information about identifying and reacting to symptoms of heart attack. “The goal is to recognize the symptoms, react to the symptoms, seek the best care and return to a normal life,” said Iqtidar, assistant professor of medicine, IU School of Medicine and an interventional cardiologist…

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