Heart & Vascular Center: Patient Stories

Kristen hugging her dog


31-year-old medical student Kristen Kallestad noticed her heartbeat “started feeling strange” last summer, and couldn't ignore it.



"I've had lots of pulmonary problems; I recently was in the hospital four times in five weeks for fluid in my lungs. My doctors at Park Nicollet decided to put me on Prednisone, and it has made all the difference in the world. I'm doing much better now."