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momentoftruth

Moment Of Truth

  Life has changed for Scott Zimmerman. He has a new attitude and outlook on life. He feels 20 years younger now that he is 70 pounds lighter and no longer needs treatment for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. How did this husband, father of two[...]

  1. Eve: We are so proud of you!! You look amazing and have a great attitude.

1869-0471

Back In The Saddle

When she saw her July 2012 vacation picture, Melissa Staud of Harwood knew she had to make a change for the better. She weighed 275 pounds and knew she needed to lose weight to improve her life and her health. “I honestly tried on my own to lose weight, but[...]

  1. Trish Cloukey: Thanks for sharing. It offers me and other people HOPE. I ran out of it last week until I started…

patient advisor magazine

Giving Back

Kermitt Wright has had more than his fair share of health problems, from cancer and heart surgery to gallbladder removal. Now in remission, he’s giving back by serving as a patient advisor for the hospital. Once a month, Wright speaks to the new employee orientation class at AAMC. “I tell[...]

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Calling on a Village

When Katie Voelcker thinks about her life before she had quadruplets, she remembers reading books, tending to housework, and spontaneous trips to the park with her 4-year-old son, Tyler. “Now,” says Katie, who lives with husband Allen in Chestertown, Md., “things are a little more hectic.” Their lives went from[...]

1847-0130

The True Meaning of Giving

When Steve Baluyot first started donating platelets in 1991, he was in the Navy stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia. Now, as a medical technologist in AAMC’s blood bank, Steve prepares donated units of blood and blood components for patients who need it. “I give platelets every two months—more[...]