Weight loss surgery offers a new beginning

As a former Marine and an avid competitor in sports like golf and tennis, Randy Cole saw obesity as a challenge. He wanted to lose weight and get back into playing shape on his own.

Social media connects sarcoma patients with hope

Larry Slavens connected with the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's sarcoma team online. With their help, Slavens beat sarcoma at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

It takes a community to conquer sarcoma

Keith Wilson sits in a race car
Keith Wilson describes his experience battling sarcoma alongside the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center care team at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Keeping up with my kids through weight loss

Whitney Paul already knew that obesity had taken much of the fun out of her life. Still, when she stepped on the scale during an appointment with her doctor in August 2014, she had a shock that affected her deeply.

Ray's story

Thanks to the UI Hospitals & Clinics Ray Haas was able to get back to his very active lifestyle with no limitations after he had a hip replacement.

Sarcoma can be beat, one step at a time

Parker Kress tells the story of how he beat Ewing's sarcoma at thirteen years old with the help of the sarcoma team from Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Bariatric surgery — it will change your life

"I can remember being chubby in grade school. I was the one who didn’t want to get on the scale so others could see what I weighed. You name the diet, and I’ve been on it – but after awhile your motivation lags, and you go back to your old ways."

Math professor counts on UI for innovative cardiac procedure

Roseanne Wolf and Dr. Michael Giudici
“Every time I come in for a follow-up with Dr. Giudici, he’s telling me to go run more races,” Roseanne says. “There are no restrictions to what I can do now whatsoever.”

New diabetes program connects pregnant patients and providers using cellular-enabled glucose meter

Erin Guthrie
Erin Guthrie was expecting a new baby, not diabetes.

University of Iowa Health Care opens Quad Cities—Kidney Transplant Clinic

The University of Iowa Health Care opened the new UI Health Care-Quad Cities-Kidney Transplant Clinic at 865 Lincoln Road in Bettendorf, Iowa, this summer-a significant advantage to kidney transplant patients in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. As with services offered in Iowa City, patients at this clinic will be evaluated by members of the UI Health Care transplant team-a transplant surgeon, nephrologist, social worker, financial counselor, and transplant coordinator.