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Success Stories: Kasia

Kasia was 20 months old when she contracted e.coli. The bacteria attacked her tiny system throwing her into complete kidney failure and sending her to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital for 42 days. She was diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which meant she would need dialysis. She was so anemic upon arrival at Doernbecher that she…

Success Stories: Bridget

Bridget was born on May 5, 2005. Soon after her birth, her doctor diagnosed her with Rh incompatibility disease. This took everybody by surprise as Kim, her mother, had given birth to two babies previously with no problems. She had received Rh immune globulin shots for those births and also had the shot for her…

Success Stories: Therese

Therese Picado was always a healthy, busy woman with an active lifestyle. About a year ago she was diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia, a thickening of the uterine lining, and had a biopsy to ensure that it was not turning into cancer. The biopsy showed that her condition had become a complex version of the condition…