Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Connect’

June 21, 2019

A Good Night’s Sleep – Experts by Experience

By John, Volunteer Mentor johnbishop

I was diagnosed with lymphedema last year, while undergoing treatment for pain and swelling issues with my right ankle, knee, and leg. After going over the examination and test results, the doctor asked me about my sleep quality and habits. I didn’t think much about it at the time—I was more concerned about the lymphedema, […]

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Tags: CPAP, Mayo Clinic Connect, sleep, sleep apnea


September 27, 2017

Online support group informs, uplifts ICU survivors

By Robin Huiras-Carlson robinh

Nearly nine days in spring 2016 are missing from Muriel Hachfeld’s memory. It’s the period of time she spent in the ICU at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Methodist Campus, fighting off a septic infection she’d developed following an elective surgery. Six of those days, she fell into a coma and was unresponsive to stimuli. […]

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Tags: ICU, Mayo Clinic Connect, patient support groups, PICS


January 3, 2017

Equip Your Advocates

By Colleen Young, Connect Director colleenyoung

“I can’t wait to tell my patients about this. Have you got any brochures? How can I get involved?” This is what we heard from Mayo Clinic physicians and staff as we told them about Mayo Clinic Connect, our online patient-to-patient community. When you get reactions like this from your colleagues, you want to equip […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Connect, online patient community


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