Patient Stories Category
All patient care stories. This populates the “Patient Stories” widget under “Stories of Care.”
Published: Sep 10th, 2019
When Bailey was born, her parents were stunned by the diagnosis, having never heard of Turner Syndrome before, and could only find scant information on the internet. The family was referred to UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital because of the breadth of care available from our Turner Syndrome specialists.
Published: Jul 25th, 2019
Beckett Genuardi spent his first two months of life at home with his family surrounded by the love of his parents and three siblings. Beckett’s mom, Taylor Genuardi, started to notice what seemed like difficulty with Beckett’s breathing but was told everything was fine.
Published: Jun 25th, 2019
Walking the streets filled with magic at Walt Disney World, lying outside for hours during the day and enjoying playdates at Gigi’s Playhouse, 4-year-old Amelia King was always on the go. Just starting Pre-K, Amelia was diagnosed with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia this past May.
Published: May 10th, 2019
If you have attended Dance Marathon at UF in recent years, chances are you’ve seen a young girl with braided pigtails in the center of all the action. Meet Kendall Lewis, AKA Miss K.
Published: Jan 31st, 2019
“Caden has never known a life without hemophilia or Shands. Shands is as normal to his life as daycare,” said Caden’s mother, Christina.
Published: Nov 27th, 2018
The Ramos family recently relocated to the United States for one main reason: treatment for their 10-month-old son, Thiago.
Published: Aug 1st, 2018
Before leukemia, 3-year-old Luke Lambert was a ‘care-free and fun wild child’ who loved to play with the students at the school where his parents taught.
Published: Jun 29th, 2018
Like many families whose children are born with serious illness, the Early family vividly remembers the day their lives changed forever.
Published: May 16th, 2018
18-year-old Jenna Rogers is a fitting example of how expert medical intervention at a young age makes all the difference in the world.
Published: Mar 29th, 2018
If you have a chance to talk to 10-year-old Willa Ambrosius, she will tell you a lot about herself.