Jordyn Imhoff


Imhoff was a previous Health Lab contributor and member of the public relations team.

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University Hospital at U-M Health in the spring with flowering trees in foreground and Survival Flight helicopter visible
News Release
University of Michigan Health’s adult hospitals ranked best in Michigan and top 20 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report
University of Michigan Health’s adult hospitals were ranked best in Michigan and 17th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2022-2023. This prestigious honor measures excellence in patient care.
Medicine at Michigan
Recharge Rooms
Three oases at the hospital offer respite for health care providers
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Health Lab
Thyroid hormone treatment intensity linked to increased risk of cardiovascular mortality
The findings highlight the importance of regular monitoring of thyroid function and prompt correction of over- and under-treatment with thyroid hormone to reduce patient harm.
Mother and daughter nurses hugging in room at Mott.
Health Lab
Mother-daughter duo demonstrates the power of a nurse’s care
During the lengthy hospital stays that Ann Laho’s daughter endured, one nurse’s compassion inspired the mother-daughter pair to pursue the profession and help patients the same way she helped their family.
News Release
Michigan Medicine nationally recognized for an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Michigan Medicine received an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This distinction recognizes Michigan Medicine’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital.
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Health Lab
Life’s gift after tragedy
A new mother with quadriplegia reflects on what she thought was an impossible dream of growing her family.
News Release
$11.5 Million gift fuels innovation in dry age-related macular degeneration research
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over 50. An $11.5 million gift to the University of Michigan Health W.K. Kellogg Eye Center aims to change that.
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Health Lab
High blood sugar and suPAR levels independently worsen COVID-19 outcomes
The largest study to investigate the role of inflammatory biomarkers in hospitalized COVID-19 patients uncovers risk factors for worse health outcomes in those with diabetes.
Health Lab
Zane: The chimp who needed a hernia repair
How the Detroit Zoo and doctors helped a chimpanzee rejoin his community.
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Health Lab
Belzutifan offers hope for patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease
The anti-cancer effect of the drug may help those with rare, hereditary cancer syndromes avoid surgeries by shrinking tumors via a daily oral dose.
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Health Lab
6 management habits to reduce disparities in pediatric type 1 diabetes
In type 1 diabetes, new research identifies critical ways to improve blood sugar management across different demographic groups.
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Health Lab
100 years of insulin
An endocrinologist discusses the history of the life-saving drug and its importance in diabetes management.
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Health Lab
Risk of PTSD, anxiety, loneliness after COVID-19 hospitalization
Research finds COVID-19 associated with mental health problems after discharge, with majority not recognizing significant symptoms as a concern.
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Health Lab
No more finger pricks: a continuous glucose monitor benefits patients with diabetes in more ways than one
For adults with type 2 diabetes, pairing basal insulin with continuous glucose monitoring improved blood sugar and quality of life.
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Health Lab
Precision medicine helps identify “at-risk rapid decliners” in early-stage kidney disease
A novel therapeutic may halt rapid kidney function in some type 1 diabetic kidney disease patients.
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