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2013 January Posts

CP Stands for Cool Person’s Disease
Jan 31, 2013

CP Stands for Cool Person’s Disease

Like many students starting high school, Riley Taborda wanted to try something new. His choice this fall ultimately sprang from an old interest—video games. Video games led him to…
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Big-Screen Technology Helping Real-Life Kids
Jan 30, 2013

Big-Screen Technology Helping Real-Life Kids

Have you ever wondered how some movies and video games make their animation seem so real? Those movies and games use lots of cameras synchronized by a computer in a…
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We’re Under Construction to Serve You Better
Jan 29, 2013

We’re Under Construction to Serve You Better

Gillette has upgrades in store at our St. Paul campus and west metro clinics. Maple Grove and Minnetonka are expanding, making it easier for west-metro patients to get appointments. And…
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Family Focus Edition – Upcoming Events
Jan 29, 2013

Family Focus Edition – Upcoming Events

Muscular Dystrophy Lab Day/Open House Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center Academic Health Center, Fourth Floor University of Minnesota Visit the…
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Having a SEMLS Procedure? Get Help Planning—Now!
Jan 29, 2013

Having a SEMLS Procedure? Get Help Planning—Now!

Single-event multilevel surgery (SEMLS) is one of the most complex procedures we perform at Gillette. If your child is having this type of orthopedic surgery, be sure to ask about…
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Meet Us Monday, Cheryl Tveit, R.N.
Jan 27, 2013

Meet Us Monday, Cheryl Tveit, R.N.

Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work? A. I enjoy reading, scrap booking, playing with my kids, spending time with my family and friends.    Q. How long have…
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Kendall’s Journey
Jan 21, 2013

Kendall’s Journey

Christmas morning 2011, my water broke one week early, sending us scurrying to the hospital at 2 am and leaving behind our 2-year-old son with neighbors. Four hours later, as the…
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Meet Us Monday: Der Vang, Patient Appointments/Telehealth Nursing
Jan 20, 2013

Meet Us Monday: Der Vang, Patient Appointments/Telehealth Nursing

Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work? A. I enjoy, scrap booking, collecting pens & pencils, decorating/cleaning the house and        shopping. Q. How long have you worked…
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Meet Us Monday – Meet Susan Schuler, R.N.
Jan 13, 2013

Meet Us Monday – Meet Susan Schuler, R.N.

Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work? A. Traveling with my family, activities with my church, movies, and reading. Q. When did you join Gillette Children’s Specialty…
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“I’m Happier Than I’ve Ever Been.” – Tasha Schuh, Ms. Wheelchair USA
Jan 10, 2013

“I’m Happier Than I’ve Ever Been.” – Tasha Schuh, Ms. Wheelchair USA

When Tasha Schuh noticed the Facebook page for Ms. Wheelchair USA, she clicked “Like” and thought little more about it. “Some of my caregivers said, ‘You should get involved,’ Schuh…
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Meet Us Monday: Debra Strydom, LPN Gillette Lifetime
Jan 6, 2013

Meet Us Monday: Debra Strydom, LPN Gillette Lifetime

What are some of your hobbies outside work? I love horseback riding, spending time with my family and pets, camping and traveling. How long have you worked at Gillette? I…
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