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Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Aug 9-11, 2019, in Dallas, TX
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Atrial Fibrillation: For Patients By Patients

Atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) is the most common irregular heartbeat and is characterized by heart palpitations, dizziness, and shortness of breath. This progressive and debilitating disease can lead to stroke, heart failure, and Alzheimer's disease, and can double your risk of death. Afib takes a physical toll, an emotional toll, and a financial toll on those who are living with it—not just the patient, but the family, too.

If you wonder whether you are at risk for atrial fibrillation, or whether you might have it already, or if you want to know how to manage afib now that you have been diagnosed, then you have come to the right place. is here to help increase your knowledge about afib, to help improve your quality of life if you are living with it, and to help you avoid an afib-related stroke.

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Help Researchers Develop a Study for “As Needed” Use of Blood Thinners Using a Smart Watch

Researchers need your help to find new ways to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation ... more

Athletes with Afib Survey in collaboration with a Yale Electrophysiologist

How does Afib and its treatment affect the well-being of athletes? ... more

Announcing the Fourth Annual Judy Currier Scholarship to Attend the 2019 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Do you need support to attend the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference? Apply for a Scholarship ... more

I-STOP-AFib Study: Identify Your Atrial Fibrillation Triggers

Invitation to Join Study to Help You Identify and Eliminate Your Afib Triggers ... more

Raising Awareness About Atrial Fibrillation on National TV

Watch the afib awareness segment on the Dr. Phil Show on April 10, 2019 ... more

New, complimentary webinar: What you need to know about the CABANA Trial

Hear from CABANA Principal Investigator Dr. Douglas Packer of Mayo Clinic ... more

Transcript of Afib Chat with Cleveland Clinic Atrial Fibrillation Experts on December 14, 2018

Answers to your atrial fibrillation questions from Cleveland Clinic afib experts Dr. Oussama Wazni and Dr. Walid Saliba ... more

Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky — Rate Control

Invaluable Content About Rate Control, at No Cost, for Those Living with Atrial Fibrillation ... more

2018 Priceless Resources for Those Living with Atrial Fibrillation

We Want to Share Some of Our Favorite Resources for the 2018 Holidays ... more

Atrial fibrillation experts from the Cleveland Clinic will answer your afib questions on December 14, 2018

Drs. Oussama Wazni and Walid Saliba from the Cleveland Clinic will address your atrial fibrillation questions ... more

Managing Your Afib: A Rare Opportunity to Get Expert Advice from One of the World’s Top Cardiac Electrophysiologists, Dr. Eric Prystowsky.

Watch a complimentary presentation on Expert Advice to Get the Right Treatment for You: How to Work with Your Doctor and Your Insurance to Receive the Medications and Care You Need ... more

New Survey Reveals People with Atrial Fibrillation Prioritize Stroke Risk Reduction, Seek More Education on Treatment Options

Research was conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of and Boston Scientific Corporation ... more

Watch replays of the entire Afib Patient Conference, now, at no cost

Unique one-time opportunity to watch the 2018 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference replays ... more

The Transformative Power of Understanding and Trust in Afib Care — Published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

Thanks for your input into changing the way doctors treat atrial fibrillation patients ... more

Can your lifestyle affect your afib?

Listen in on a no-cost webinar with renowned afib genetics expert Dr. Emelia Benjamin ... more

Afib Stroke Prevention Webinar: Hear from this Renowned Anticoagulant Expert

Complimentary presentation with Dr. Elaine Hylek about anticoagulants for preventing afib-related strokes ... more

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Last Modified 01/11/2018
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