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A typical kid, atypical disease

Patients come to UF&Shands for a variety of reasons, and many face the same problem as Hunter Dandurand — a rare disease few have ever heard of, let alone understand how to treat. In this issue of The POST, we take you inside Hunter’s life and show you what it’s like to live and thrive with an unusual disease.

 

May 2013

Matches made in medicine

UF medical students met their medical residency matches during the college’s annual Match Day ceremony in March.

A helping hoof

Training sessions with Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses are the newest form of therapy at Shands Rehab Hospital.

A lifetime of taste

UF researcher Linda Bartoshuk has spent decades studying the science of taste.

This book is chocolate bar

Dylan Siegel’s Chocolate Bar, a 14-page book the 6-year-old wrote to raise money for GSD, is funding a cure at the UF Glycogen Storage Disease Program.