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February 28, 2019

In Good Hands

For much of her childhood, LaKeena endured back pain, bone pain, and severe headaches. Her symptoms puzzled doctors for years, before she was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes serious problems with eyes, bones, joints, and the heart and blood vessels. Sadly, there is no cure yet.

As someone with Marfan syndrome, LaKeena lived with chronic pain, but in her 30s, she also began to feel extremely weak due to a leaky valve in her heart...

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    by Elizabeth Meeth | Jan 21, 2019

    Are you worried gluten could be making you sick? There are a number of steps you can take to determine whether you have gluten sensitivity, or a much bigger problem. Listen below as Jennifer Williams, NP, explains how providers diagnose the condition.

    Your primary care provider can get you started on the testing process. If you're still looking to connect with a provider who's accepting patients in your area, call 800-LAKELAND or visit our Find a Doc site and start your search.