My Sixteenth Street Story

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Erika

For the most part, my life was pretty much normal. Four years ago, I began to feel really sick. I went to a local hospital where I was hospitalized multiple time in intensive care for weeks, sometimes even months. The doctors ran all sorts of tests but found nothing. I drastically gained weight until I…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Elizabeth

 I want my daughters to have a giving heart. Even when you’re struggling, there is someone else who is struggling more than you. God is looking at you, and he sees all that. You will get your blessing either way but always do it out of heart- not because you expect something in return. Every…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Miguel

“I wish I could spread the word about this program to everyone I know. We are a different family after it with a different way of life. I can’t explain how important Healthy Choices was to my family and me. If you have the chance to participate, take it. I promise you, it will open…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Isabel

“I’ve had minor to urgent problems, and there is never a doubt in my mind that she will lead me to the right person and the right help. I want to tell everyone that has any sort of problem – take the step of asking for help and come to Sixteenth Street. There you will…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Jesus

“And mostly, I want to thank Sixteenth Street, the SAUP program and my amazing doctor, Dr. Dunn. Dr. Dunn not only referred me to Froedtert for hip surgery, but above all, she helped me believe there was hope for me.” At the age of 7 or 8, I only had a little pain in my…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | James

“I think sometimes people with Diabetes don’t realize they can get up, get out and be just as active – live a full life. And you can. It doesn’t end with Diabetes.” I’ve been seeing Dr. Broeren since before she started working here. I’m comfortable. She’s knows me well. She actually reminds me of my…

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My Sixteenth Street Story | Raquel

“There is a bond that can form between a provider when he or she sees a woman throughout a pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. Both the provider and the patient feel it.” I saw a 2-month old baby, Rafael, with his mother, Raquel, in October. This was her first baby, and I started asking…

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