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Not Slowing Down Patient Stories

Not Slowing Down

Kip Wagner was 34 years old when he found out he had type 1 diabetes. His daughter, Katie Washnok, was diagnosed at age 12. Kip’s son, Kevin Wagner, was 25.

A Way to Fight Back Patient Stories

A Way to Fight Back

The Clinical Research department at Monument Health has a rich history of working on medical breakthroughs. For one patient, her participation in a recent study may have saved her life.

Black and Blue on a Black Diamond Patient Stories

Black and Blue on a Black Diamond

After a serious injury, ski patrol transported Morgan Geppert down Terry Peak. After a year of healing, she can’t wait to hit the slopes.

With a Hug and a Smile Patient Stories

With a Hug and a Smile

Having a positive relationship with your physician can make a world of difference in how you feel about your care. For Elizabeth Sterling, every visit with Sonalika Khachikian, M.D., is like seeing a dear friend.

Life is a Marathon Patient Stories

Life is a Marathon

Competing in a half-marathon takes grit, determination and dedication — these are all traits Leah Nixon embodies. She’s also an artist, a mom and an entrepreneur. If a picture is […]

Saving Your Skin Patient Stories

Saving Your Skin

Mohs surgery allowed Jim Phillips to continue his lifelong love of the outdoors despite skin cancer.

One of our Own Patient Stories

One of our Own

There is never a good time or place to have a life-threatening medical emergency, but Danny Morris is thankful help was nearby when he needed it.

Full Send Patient Stories

Full Send

Simultaneous double knee replacement surgery is a big commitment, but Clint Petersen had the guts and a burning desire to return to his active lifestyle. More than a year later, […]

Don’t Stop the Music Patient Stories

Don’t Stop the Music

It started with macaroni and cheese. At least that’s the way Kili Cole tells the story. At age 11, Kili was a healthy girl who loved playing tennis, painting and […]