Category Archives: Advocacy

StopAfib.org releases video with TV Star Susan Lucci about atrial fibrillation and afib stroke risk

StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills with daytime TV star Susan Lucci and her husband Helmut Huber announcing Facing AFib partnership StopAfib.org is proud to participate in the Facing AFib program, which features daytime TV star Susan Lucci and her husband Helmut Huber. More than a decade ago, Huber was diagnosed with afib. Lucci and Huber …

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AFib STROKE Survey, an Atrial Fibrillation Survey to Reveal Opinions, Knowledge & Education gaps—Webinar to be October 6

The AFib STROKE Survey (Atrial Fibrillation Survey to Reveal Opinions, Knowledge & Education gaps) was premiered at the FacingAFib launch last week. Now you are invited to a Webinar in which atrial fibrillation experts will share the results of this AFib STROKE Survey. These experts will discuss the common misunderstandings that many patients hold about …

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StopAfib.org joins TV star Susan Lucci and her husband to get serious about atrial fibrillation and stroke

StopAfib.org is excited to announce our participation in FacingAFib, partnering with daytime TV star Susan Lucci, her husband Helmut Huber, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and the National Stroke Association. FacingAFib (www.FacingAFib.com) is a new national education program to improve awareness of Afib and its increased risk of stroke. To learn more, see: TV Star Susan …

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@stopafib to live-tweet from FDA hearing on Dabigatran to replace warfarin for afib

Next Monday, September 20, 2010, StopAfib.org will be covering the FDA's hearing on dabigatran (Pradaxa), the new alternative to warfarin, and will be "live-tweeting" from the hearing. Get first reports as they happen by following @stopafib on Twitter. If you're already on Twitter, just follow us from the toolbar at the bottom of this page. …

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Watch Jerry West and Sen. Bill Frist at AF Stat Atrial Fibrillation Coalition Live Webcast

As a founding member of the AF Stat coalition, StopAfib.org would like to invite you to attend the next AF Stat meeting. You can attend via webcast or in person in Washington, DC. You will get to hear from (and maybe even meet) an illustrious group of speakers, including Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, …

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Top Atrial Fibrillation Doctors Named to Inaugural StopAfib.org Medical Advisory Board

Today is a very special day for StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills as she celebrates five years of being afib-free as a result of her minimally-invasive (mini maze) procedure. It is also National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, so today is the perfect day to make a big announcement. StopAfib.org is very pleased to announce our …

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Watch This Video to Take a Stand Against Atrial Fibrillation (AF or Afib) and Stroke, Then Pass It On

Today is a very special day – it's the start of the fourth annual National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. In celebration, StopAfib.org is kicking off a new initiative asking YOU to Take a Stand against Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke. We are launching the new Take a Stand video that shares important statistics about the impact …

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StopAfib.org Announces Participation in World Heart Rhythm Week 2010 (June 7-13) and Worldwide “Know Your Pulse” Campaign

StopAfib.org is joining with the Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), ICPES (International Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology), and numerous other international organizations in celebrating World Heart Rhythm Week. This annual global event is focused on raising awareness of, and education about, heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation and other heart arrhythmias. StopAfib.org is proud to be a …

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New AFib Educator iPhone App and Desktop Widget Helps Atrial Fibrillation Patients and Doctors Communicate

The "AFib Educator" iPhone App and desktop and laptop widget was launched this morning by the AF Stat coalition. The purpose behind the tool is to help doctors communicate with atrial fibrillation patients, but patients can download it, too. Find out more and download it at:  AFib Educator Smartphone App and Desktop Widget Offers Patient …

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Urgent Request for UK Atrial Fibrillation Patients to Contact NICE About Dronedarone

The Atrial Fibrillation Association in the UK was shocked by the decision by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to deny atrial fibrillation patients access to dronedarone, a medication that has been approved in the U.S. and Europe. AFA is conducting a campaign to make the voices of atrial fibrillation patients heard. …

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