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HypoGal Shares Information about Disability Insurance, Sheehan’s Syndrome and Relapsing Polychondritis (R.P.) HypoGal, My Story My Story; most of my life I have never considered what the words, “chronically ill” or “living with a disability” meant until I began HypoGal. I had related the words,” chronically ill” and [...]
By hypogal • March 3, 2016

All these years I just thought I had high blood pressure. I never knew what was going on,” says Gloria Beauregard. Dr. Masha

By uclahealth • December 11, 2015
Thyroid cancer radiation treatment comes in the form of a pill. You go into the radiation unit at the hospital, and someone who looks like they’re in a hazmat suit comes into the room, takes these tongs and hands you a pill,” says 33-­year-­old Lauren Shapiro, who discovered she had [...]
By uclahealth • December 11, 2015
"What I have is inoperable. I have pain in my leg and I've learned to live with that," says Keith, a 60- year-old leukemia survivor who discovered he had a paraganglioma (a tumor that sits on his adrenal gland). Keith chose Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center because, "what I have [...]
By uclahealth • November 20, 2015

If you have a parent or sibling with diabetes, you’re more likely to develop the disease because there’s a relationship between certain genes and the development of diabetes. But your likelihood of inheriting diabetes depends in part on the type of diabetes in your family’s health history.

The good news [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2010