Understanding Food Allergies

“Life Is Good”

“Life Is Good”

Darren Gabbert is 51 years old and has been a patient at Boone Hospital Center often since he was a child. He has advanced Muscular Dystrophy and wrote his life story through eyebrow movements.

My name is Darren Gabbert, and I have an advanced form of muscular dystrophy called Type 2 – Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This genetic condition affects the nerves that control muscle movement. Type 2 of this disease is characterized by moderate onset and progressive weakness in arms, legs, lower torso, and respiratory muscles.

Food Myths

Food Myths

False information is a common occurrence these days, and the world of food is no exception. As a dietitian, I am frequently fielding questions regarding food myths. Following are just a few common food myths, debunked!

Boone Hospital Team Treats Rare Neurological Disorder

Boone Hospital Team Treats Rare Neurological Disorder

Joseph Wilbers was well on his way to accomplishing one of his life goals—seeing every Major League Baseball stadium.

A Happy Ending

A Happy Ending

Dana Wilson and her family enjoy a happy ending after she beat cancer.

Dana first noticed a lump in her neck when she was singing in the car. She was driving alone and casually scratched an itch on her neck. Her first thought was that it must be another infection causing her lymph nodes to swell, just like one that happened earlier that year. But instead of going down over time, the lump got bigger.

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