Yearly Archives: 2021

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Take Action NOW—Eliquis, Pradaxa, and Savaysa Are Not Covered in Some 2022 Plans

Dallas, December 13, 2021—What can you do with some 2022 insurance plans no longer covering Eliquis, Pradaxa, and Savaysa? What is the problem? We have become aware that CVS Caremark, the company that manages the prescription medications for many US health insurance plans, has decided to drop coverage for Eliquis, Pradaxa, and Savaysa from many …

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Please Support Patient-initiated and Patient-driven Afib Research

Will you help support Prof. Bianca Brundel’s essential research through a tax-deductible charitable contribution? You can donate here: Donate to Support Afib Research You can learn more about her research by watching recordings of Prof. Brundel’s presentation and Q&A session at the patient conference, available here: Give a Life-changing Gift: Support Patient-driven Afib Research Please …

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Support Patient-Driven Afib Research on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is the time of year when people around the world support what matters most to them. That usually means giving donations to nonprofit organizations such as ours. But, we are not asking for donations for us. Instead, we are asking for your help in supporting afib research—patient-initiated and patient-driven afib research. Let me …

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Check Your 2022 Medicare Drug Plan—You Have Until December 7 to Change

Will your medications be covered next year by your Medicare plan? We’re hearing about formulary changes, especially among the anticoagulants. Medications that have been covered for years are being dropped from some formularies. That could be costly, but you can change plans if needed. Learn more about how to quickly check and easily enroll in …

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Do Triggers Cause Afib? Find Out Results of an Atrial Fibrillation Trigger Study

The results of the I-STOP-AFib (Individualized Studies of Triggers of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation) Study were just presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Many of you participated in this novel patient-driven study that featured a Patient Lead Investigator and a Patient Advisory Board. Learn what the study found about afib triggers and how this …

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Access the 2021 Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Recordings

Get life-changing info. Get your life back. We recently wrapped up the 2021 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, and to sum it up … it was life-changing. A real-life case in point: Sydell Howitt said, “This was my first StopAfib.org conference, and it has been the most valuable and productive thing I’ve done in …

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Please Take This Survey to Help Researchers Study “Pill-in-Pocket” Blood Thinners Using a Smart Watch

We would appreciate your help with a survey to help Dr. Rod Passman, a researcher at Northwestern University who spoke at the Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference this past weekend. He is working on developing a study into the use of blood thinners on an “as needed” basis compared to the …

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Global StopAfib.org Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, August 6–8, 2021

Anyone anywhere in the world can spend three days hearing about a variety of afib topics directly from the foremost experts July 13, 2021 Summary: The StopAfib.org Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Takes Place Aug. 6–8, 2021 Reading time: 2–3 minutes DALLAS, July 13, 2021—The StopAfib.org Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is …

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