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U.S. Afib Patients and Doctors “Out of Sync” About Atrial Fibrillation’s Serious Consequences

The "Out of Sync: The State of Afib in America" survey compared the perspectives of patients who have been diagnosed with afib, and the physicians and nurses who treat afib patients. The results revealed a clear disconnect between medical professionals and patients about their understanding of afib risks. According to the survey: Less than half …

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Vote for the Atrial Fibrillation Blog in the People’s Health Blogger Awards

We're excited that the Atrial Fibrillation Blog has been recognized for quality content by Wellsphere, a medical blogger community. Wellsphere's mission is to connect people with the knowledge, people and tools they need to manage and improve their health.  May we ask a favor? We have been nominated for Wellsphere's People's Health Blogger Awards. Would you please vote for …

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USA Weekend talks about atrial fibrillation and mini-maze surgery

USA Weekend HealthSmart edition features a story about Mellanie True Hills, founder of StopAfib.org, in which she talks about living with atrial fibrillation and communicating electronically with her surgeon before and after her mini-maze surgery. Read:  USA Weekend Talks About Atrial Fibrillation and Mini-Maze Surgery... What are your thoughts on the role that electronic communications should play in your communications …

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Patient Perspectives on Living with Atrial Fibrillation

StopAfib.org and Mellanie True Hills' story of living with atrial fibrillation were featured in the September 2008 issue of EP Lab Digest. The article has a sidebar offering a patient perspective for doctors and staff, including five statements that afib patients wish their doctors wouldn't make. Read EP Lab Digest Features Patient Perspectives on Living with Atrial …

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StopAfib.org Announces Atrial Fibrillation Month

Atrial fibrillation patient resource, StopAfib.org, announces that September of 2008 has been designated as Atrial Fibrillation Month in order to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation, a life-threatening irregular heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation, or afib, is a misfiring of the heart's electrical signals and involves rapid or irregular heartbeats or quivering of the heart's upper chambers. Often considered benign, this …

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