Posts Tagged ‘ nonprofit ’

David and Teresa Sawyer Establish Patient Advocacy Group TVTNO.org

May 31st, 2012 | By
David and Teresa Sawyer Establish Patient Advocacy Group TVTNO.org

May 31, 2012 ~  David and Teresa Sawyer from Curtice, Ohio faced a traumatic introduction to a medical device that would change their lives. When Teresa was implanted with a transvaginal tape (TVT) bladder lift in February 2010 she had an almost immediate reaction. Teresa explains “my whole body went nuts.” She says, “I couldn’t
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David Sawyer: Getting Organized and Looking for Help After Mesh Sling Implant

Apr 1st, 2012 | By
David Sawyer: Getting Organized and Looking for Help After Mesh Sling Implant

As most of you know Teresa and I have been devastated by this product and still Teresa is looking at a minimum of 1 maybe 2 more surgeries. We are currently working on starting a nonprofit organization to assist women all over the world whom are suffering have lost their health insurance and have no
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.