A Simple Calcium Test Saved Her Husband's Life
June 4, 2014 was Betty and Kenneth's 37th wedding anniversary. It was a special day for more than one reason.
Eight months ago, the Fergusons had just moved into a Denton retirement community from Waco, and Kenneth had his first visit with a new physician. A stress test was ordered by the physician. Betty decided to go along because her husband was a smoker and didn't exercise.
For the past four years, he had been complaining about being tired, and his family had a history of heart disease. Betty had some concerns.
Learn more about Ken's story by watching his video
Diane Membreno was recovering from bunion surgery when a neighbor suggested ice for the swelling. When Diane removed her ice packs the following day, her foot was frostbitten. "I didn't feel it because of the numbing cream," she explains, "but when I saw the purple flesh, I knew something was wrong."
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Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton or Baylor Health Care System.