Endocrine Surgery Patient Stories

UW Health Endocrine Surgery Clinic

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Meet some of the patients who have been treated in our UW Health Endocrine Surgery Program and read their stories.


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Parathyroid Surgery Can Turn Your Life Around

Jean Rose-DeRenzy's life was changed after parathyroid surgery

For Jean Rose-DeRenzy, an active woman from Canton, Illinois who spent decades as a neurology nurse, children’s librarian, gardener and horse-riding enthusiast, life suddenly took a sudden turn for the worse not long after a horse-buying trip to Oklahoma in early 2016.


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Parathyroid Surgery Gave Julie Her Life Back

Julie Weiss, Parathyroid Surgery Changed Her Life

Julie Weiss was 41 when she started to feel something wasn't right. By the time her symptoms fully took hold, she was downright miserable. Julie suffered for years with symptoms until a routine physical exame with her obstetrician/gynecologist signaled a potential solution.


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