Most people can enjoy the simple pleasures of eating a peanut butter sandwich or scrambled eggs. But for patients like Jaya from Hamilton, these foods can be deadly.
“I started to have double vision,” recalls Karolyn Pinili of Stoney Creek. “Something was definitely wrong, so I went to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital.”
“I suddenly started struggling to say simple words and common phrases,” says Paul Salazar of St. Jacobs, who was at the office in 2015 when the trouble began.
From the moment Madison “Madi” Leal from Guelph was born, her parents Sarah and Luis knew she would have a unique journey in life.
“I thought it was just the flu. It ended up being something far more serious.” Read more
Illyria’s patient story began with a strange warning sign – she stopped growing. Read more
“Something was wrong with my left hand. I couldn’t make it move.” Read more
“I was riding a motorcycle when a car pulled out in front of me and cut me off,” says Jay Dukeshire of Hamilton, whose life changed forever during a serious accident. Read more
What started as a typical pregnancy for Shyanne and Michael of Welland turned into their worst nightmare. Read more
“I never expected to be diagnosed with cancer,” says Christine Newbold of Dundas. Read more