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Saratoga County man celebrates 40 years

Wednesday, March 18, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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Saratoga County man celebrates 40 years without a regular meal

 

By Benita Zahn

News Channel 13 3/18/15

 

 

Happy 40th anniversary to Don Young.
It's been 40 years since the Saratoga County man ate a meal, making him the second longest living person in this country on total parenteral nutrition, or TPN.
Young had most of his intestines removed because of Crohn's disease.
TPN is a tube feeding he does overnight.

 

Click here to read the full article at News Channel 13 3/18/15


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Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

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