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“The tremendous amount of treatment he has needed has not been physically or emotionally easy on him” The positive attitude exuded by Hero of the Month Zachary is nothing short of remarkable considering the number of surgical procedures he has endured during his young life. His parents brought him to Shriners Hospitals for Children – […]
“She suffers from superior mesenteric artery syndrome & required multiple surgeries” Only a few hours after Allison was born, she started vomiting, and her parents discovered that she could not tolerate formula. Weeks later, doctors reported that she was suffering from severe reflux, necessitating an NG tube and diagnosed her with failure to thrive. Over […]
Just a toddler, Raelynn exhibited the typical symptoms of a metabolic disorder. Once formally diagnosed through a blood test, she was started immediately on insulin via an IV and sent home from the hospital with instructions on how to give injections. She now has a pump to control her blood sugar levels. This sweet and […]
Caleigh was initially diagnosed with microcephaly at four months old. Further testing expanded the diagnosis to include Myoclonous Epilepsy. She receives treatment through physical, occupational, speech, and music therapies. Her family says Caleigh has an “adventurous soul” so they often take her to amusement parks where she may enjoy select rides and do all kinds […]
“The danger in diabetic ketoacidosis is that it can lead to a diabetic coma and even death” It was extremely abnormal for Baylee to appear lethargic or for her to tire easily. The once active and healthy young girl was also frequently getting sick. After a visit to her doctor, blood work confirmed that Baylee […]
“The limo, tiara, and fairy dust made her feel like a princess” When Kalissa was in the fourth grade, she started to fall behind in school. She complained of having a brutal headache. On the way to the doctor’s office, Kalissa began screaming because the pain was so severe. A CT scan in the ER […]