Broward Health Patient Stories

Broward Health Patient Stories

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Lloyd Bent

Broward Health shares important skin health awareness facts during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May.

 


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Mike

It was just a regular day for bioengineer Mike Shenkin at Broward Health Medical Center, but his routine was interrupted by an unexpected collapse.



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Andrew Cooper

Before his heart scan in October 2023, Andrew Cooper, a 57-year-old Davie resident, didn’t think he had any health concerns. But then a surprise diagnosis changed his life.



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Alyson West

In October 2021, Alyson West embarked on a vacation to visit her friends in Fort Lauderdale, a trip that would mark a turning point in her life.



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Maria Fahmie

Decade-long Broward Health patient Maria Fahmie takes breast health seriously, particularly because her mother is a stage 3 breast cancer survivor.



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NICU

On a spring morning, Marla Maymon, already a mother of two, welcomed her third baby. However, the joyous occasion quickly turned into worry because throughout the day Walker refused to eat and had a lot of reflux.



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Ovarian cancer survivor with doctor

Dr. Scott Jordan, a gynecologic oncologist with the Broward Health Physician Group, urges women to be vigilant and take note of any potential signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.



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Getting pregnant after age 35 may be more challenging, especially if you have a preexisting condition like Gaby West, who has Type 1 diabetes. This means she is insulin-dependent, as her pancreas does not produce insulin. Like many women nowadays, West also wanted to ensure she was well-established in her career before starting a family.

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Rachel Miller

Although she was perfectly healthy before her pregnancy, 26-year-old first-time mother Rachel Miller was one of the estimated 6% of pregnant women who develop gestational diabetes. 



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Kia Joseph

When Margate resident Kia Hunter Joseph went into labor with her third child in March 2023, she didn’t realize how different this birthing experience would be compared to her previous two.



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