Monthly Archive for October, 2017

: October, 2017

How One Lancaster County Family Is Taking on Life with Type 1 Diabetes

Kelly Harnly noticed her eight-year-old son, Mason, was excessively thirsty and urinating frequently—symptoms her background in nursing helped her recognize as a red flag for diabetes. She contacted his pediatrician, who had Mason come in for an appointment. Mason was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which was previously known as juvenile diabetes since it is

The tipping point: A Lancaster County woman’s story of double knee replacement

Dianne Shepherd remembers the night well. She calls it “the tipping point.” “It came at the end of my shift. I could hardly walk to the car. And when I got home, I could hardly get out of the car,” recalls Dianne. “I thought, ‘This is nuts.’ At that point, I was just ready.” The

I wish I’d known: A Lancaster County woman’s powerful story about 3D mammography

Gloria Denlinger is determined to help other women in Lancaster County avoid her experience with breast cancer by sharing her story. “My biggest regret is not knowing that I could have chosen 3D mammography for my annual screening. I knew I had dense breast tissue but was unaware that 3D mammography would have been better