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New publication: Cardiac Sarcoidosis

My colleagues and I just published a new paper regarding diagnostic methods for Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Patients may have normal imaging on gadolinium-enhanced MRI. If suspicion remains we would suggest progressing to PET. 18 more words


Beyond The Surface

I dropped to my knees one night and I cried out, “Lord, use me.” HE has. I’m a voice for people with chronic illnesses and autoimmune diseases. 116 more words

Open Heart Surgery: Day 4

So I have been MIA for about a week due to this surgery. It was a wake up call to do better for myself and my family. 105 more words

Self Care

Clouds On Clouds

Cloud on clouds #clouds #sky #travel #caribbeansea #landscape #nofilter #iphone8plus

A post shared by Basil Rene (@aviewofmyworld) on Sep 29, 2017 at 12:09pm PDT

I went back to my birth land to visit my family two weeks ago and took this photo on the way back


Chronic Pain

I had a blog post in my head about something else, but when plagued with chronic pain every second the pain can cloud things up. I’m really sick of the pain and how out of control it makes me feel. 1,328 more words


The Dreaded Question

You hear many doctors/professors and just many people in general ask “What do you do for fun?” Or “What are your hobbies?” But for a chronically ill person like me that word “hobby” is annoying! 739 more words