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StopAfib.org Library Guide

How to Register to Receive Access to the StopAfib.org Library Click this link: http://getinrhythm.com/stopafiblibraryEnter your first name, last name, and email address, and click the “Create Your Account Now” button.You will receive instructions on how to create your Library account—follow the steps below to do that. How to Create Your StopAfib.org Library Account When you receive …

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Please Take This Survey to Help Researchers Study “As Needed” Use of Blood Thinners Using a Smart Watch

Update: This survey is now closed. We would appreciate your help with a survey to help a researcher at Northwestern University. He is working on developing a study into the use of blood thinners on an “as needed” basis compared to continuous use of blood thinners. If funded, the study would use a smart watch …

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Webinar, What you need to know about the CABANA Trial, with Dr. Douglas Packer of Mayo Clinic

Since its completion, the CABANA Trial has gotten a lot of attention. You may have heard or read about it and wondered what its findings may mean for your own situation and treatment. Sometimes, sorting through all the information you’re hearing can feel a bit overwhelming—especially when a lot of it is just opinion or …

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Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky: Stroke Prevention Videos Now Available

You can now watch the fourth and final set of videos from our complimentary master class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky, world-renowned electrophysiologist and advocate for afib patients. In this set of videos, Dr. Prystowsky shares his advice on how to manage stroke risk (with your doctor), as well as how to weigh the risk of …

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Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky: Catheter Ablation Videos Now Available

You can now watch the next set of videos in our no-cost master class with world-renowned electrophysiologist Dr. Eric Prystowsky. In this set of videos, Dr. Prystowsky answers the questions he hears most frequently from patients about catheter ablation. When you watch these videos, you’ll discover some of the considerations your doctors make when deciding …

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2019 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference: Save the Date

As you probably know, we’ve set the dates and location for this year’s Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Conference: August 9–11 at the Fairmont Dallas. At StopAfib.org, we’re working hard to finalize the faculty and agenda for this year’s conference. So far, we’ve confirmed Dr. Prystowsky, who has long been an ally …

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Afib Master Class: Rhythm Control Videos Now Available

As promised, we’re letting you know that you can now watch the second set of videos in our no-cost Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky. set of videos, Dr. Prystowsky, a world-renowned electrophysiologist who has long been an advocate for afib patients, answers the questions he hears most frequently from patients about rhythm control. …

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No-Cost Afib Master Class on Rate Control with World-Renowned Expert

We are excited to announce the availability of a brand-new, no-cost Afib Master Class with afib expert Dr. Eric Prystowsky. Dr. Prystowsky will be a faculty member once again at our upcoming annual Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. The master class comprises 33 short videos, in which Dr. Prystowsky provides …

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Has Your Insurance Company Forced You to Change Medications?

We’re hearing more and more stories about insurance companies forcing patients to change from medications they are doing well on to less expensive medications, in spite of their wishes or those of their doctors. While that usually is not a problem, we’re hearing about more and more adverse events resulting from these medication changes (non-medical …

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Expert Recommendations for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Screening for silent atrial fibrillation (afib with no symptoms) in those 65 and over, and treating with blood thinners (anticoagulants), could prevent thousands of strokes worldwide each year according to a top-level panel of experts in today’s issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. StopAfib.org is part of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration …

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