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URGENT: Please Ask Congress to Tell Medicare to Preserve Your Ability to Get an Ablation

Recently, we asked afib patients in the US to ask Medicare to preserve their ability to get a catheter ablation when needed. Unfortunately, that comment period closed in early September, but we have another opportunity to influence this. Congress can still comment until the end of September. Therefore, you have another chance to make your …

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September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

StopAfib.org has developed a Public Service Announcement (PSA) about the importance of maintaining normal sinus rhythm to reduce disease progression. The PSA launched today to run during National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. It shares why it’s important to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm. To watch the PSA and learn more, go to: StopAfib.org …

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StopAfib.org Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Takes Place Aug. 5–7 in Dallas & via Livestream

July 12, 2022 Summary: StopAfib.org Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, August 5–7 in Dallas & via LivestreamReading time: 2–3 minutes StopAfib.org Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, August 5–7 in Dallas & via Livestream See full press release and photos at PRNewswire. DALLAS, July 12, 2022—StopAfib.org’s annual Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial …

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Alliance for Aging Research Opportunity & Resources

Today, we are featuring programs from our friends at the Alliance for Aging Research. Would You Like to Be an Afib Research Advocate? The Alliance for Aging Research Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) is currently seeking patients, family caregivers, and post-doctoral researchers interested in applying to participate in their 2022 advocacy training. The network …

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Shape your doctor’s understanding of your atrial fibrillation

February 21, 2022 You have an incredible opportunity to shape your doctor’s understanding of your experience with afib! StopAfib.org is working with PRIME Education, part of the Everyday Health Group. PRIME is developing and delivering an afib webinar for US healthcare professionals (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists). To help them develop this …

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American Heart Month: For millions of US adults experiencing Afib symptoms, this is No Time to Wait

It’s American Heart Month! Have you seen the new No Time to Wait public service announcements on TV this month? We are proud to be part of this campaign to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation during American Heart Month. To learn more about this campaign, see:For millions of US adults experiencing AFib symptoms, this is …

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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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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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2021 Virtual Atrial Patient Conference Opening Keynote

Dr. Eric Prystowsky, ally and advocate. June 3, 2021 Summary: 2021 Conference opening keynote: Dr. Eric Prystowsky, ally and advocate.Reading time: 2–3 minutes If any single afib expert has played a role in getting the afib patient community a “place at the table” with our doctors, it’s Dr. Eric Prystowsky. He is a true ally and advocate …

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