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Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Diagnosed with a heart disorder, the medication Keith McCarter took caused him to gain so much weight he was removed from the transplant waiting list. Referred to the UW Health Surgical Weight Management program, he lost so much weight, he no longer ...
2/02/2017 | Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Recycling Car Seats

Recycling Car Seats

American Family Children's Hospital Safe Kids coordinator Nicole Veseley demonstrates how to properly recycle your car seat.Make An AppointmentView our car seat check calendarLearn More About Car Seat SafetyKeeps Kids Safe With the Proper Car Seat
1/24/2017 | Recycling Car Seats

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila

Diagnosed with omphalocele, a rare abdominal wall defect, while still in the womb, Lila received a care plan at American Family Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that accommodated her parents' visual impairments.
12/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

After sustaining a concussion, Liz continued to have headaches, neck pain and difficulty with concentration as well as an intolerance to cardiovascular exercise. UW Health Sports Rehabilitation helped Liz overcome her concussion symptoms and return t...
12/02/2016 | UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids' Incontinence Issues

Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids

UW Health pediatric urologists at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, provide complete diagnosis, consultation and surgical treatment in all areas of genitourinary diseases that afflict children, including innovative care for c...
11/23/2016 | Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids' Incontinence Issues

Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi

Born deaf, Lexi came to Madison and American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat program for cochlear implant surgery. The first words she heard after surgery were her mom's: "Hi, Lexi. We love you."
11/22/2016 | Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Nothing But Net: Nathan

Referred to American Family Children's Hospital after a leukemia diagnosis, Nathan achieved "rapid remission" after a chemotherapy regimen that included home care.
11/22/2016 | Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles

Diagnosed with a heart condition at birth, Miles faced numerous surgeries and treatments before he was 9 months old.Our pediatric heart team and hybrid catheterization lab has helped him get back to being a kid.
11/22/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Getting an MRI Without Sedation

Getting an MRI Without Sedation

The Pediatric Sedation Clinic at the American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, offers patients the opportunity to receive medications to alleviate pain and fear before a procedure.One of the procedures that may require sedation is an...
11/22/2016 | Getting an MRI Without Sedation

Healthy Stories: Joe Gets Healthier After a Heart Attack

Healthy Stories: Joe Gets Healthier After a Heart Attack

In the immediate aftermath of heart surgery at UW Health's University Hospital, Joe Servick followed a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation routine that involved exercise and nutrition counseling. He says, "My life has changed for the better." 
10/11/2016 | Healthy Stories: Joe Gets Healthier After a Heart Attack