September 11, 2017

A miracle

By Betty

I was sick with uncontrollable diabetes. I would puff up and my face would look like a strawberry. I got Cushing's disease. It affected my left leg and I kept falling. My bones deteriorated and I broke my ankle in 3 places. I was anxious and depressed.
I had surgery for 3 adrenal tumors and cortisone therapy. It took a while to adjust - for a while I couldn't stand the smell of food and would throw up including my medications.

But thanks to Dr. Livhits, I am not swollen, I am back to being the active person I was before. Now I don't need insulin or pills for blood pressure.

Doctors told me I avoided a heart attack because so many things in my body were uncontrolled. I feel like I have a second chance at life!

Tags: active person, adrenal tumors, blood pressure medication, cortisone therapy, Cushing's disease, depressed, diabetes, Dr. Masha Livhits, Endocrine, Endocrine Center, Endocrine Surgery, endocrinologist, Endocrinology, endocrinology, heart attack, insulin, patient stories, ucla endocrine cetner, uncontrollable diabetes

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