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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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It’s the Giving Season. Help us save lives.

At StopAfib.org, it’s our mission to save lives, and you can help us do just that. You can help us provide education and support on our StopAfib.org website (which we’re currently updating — a huge and costly undertaking) and offer our annual Afib Patient Conference, webinars, afib news, and master classes throughout the year. When …

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Would You Like to Be an Atrial Fibrillation Research Advocate?

One of our roles, as a member of the Alliance for Aging Research’s Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) Advisory Council, is to disseminate information about a research-advocacy training program. This program will empower senior patients and their family caregivers to engage in patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR). Our CEO, Mellanie True Hills, is involved …

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Scholarships to Attend the 2019 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Do you want to attend the Afib Patient Conference, but need some help financially? If you know you can benefit from attending the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference August 9-11 in Dallas and would like to apply for the Fourth Annual Judy Currier Scholarship—or, you’re already attending but would like …

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