When West Seattle resident Joel Eggert, 46, died last December in a motorcycle accident, his decision to be an organ donor became a life-saving gift. Months later, Jennie Lawrence of Anchorage,...
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
In recent years, the price of insulin has soared, making that therapy unaffordable for many patients with type 2 diabetes. In a commentary published this month in the journal JAMA, UW Medicine...
For once, she said, her dad didn’t have to check on her during the night. Peyton Miller was reflecting on the biggest change posed by the new insulin pump that she’s worn for a month. “He used to...
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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
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A physician with young child at Valley Medical Center's Highlands Clinic.
People whose digestive tract harbors a bacteria called c. Difficile can suffer from diarrhea for weeks or months, and in some cases, years. Antibiotics can resolve most such infections, but when...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.
On average one in 10 people who live at Seattle's latitude suffer from the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder known as SAD, according to Dr. David Avery, a UW Medicine psychiatrist. He...