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

Do you need help or emotional support in living with or stopping your atrial fibrillation?

If so, check out these valuable resources: The new Goals Tracker at MyAFibExperience.org, where you will find downloadable PDFs to help you remember your medications, make better food choices, improve your physical activity, communicate more effectively with your healthcare provider, and track your progress.  MyAFibExperience.org is a collaboration between the American Heart Association and StopAfib.org. …

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Join Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic on May 29 to Get Your Afib Questions Answered

Irregular or abnormal heart beats, called arrhythmias, occur when there are abnormal electrical impulses in your heart, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. Arrhythmias are very common and are often a mere annoyance, but they can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies. The most common irregular heart rhythm is …

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EP Lab Digest Publishes About 2015 Get in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

EP Lab Digest recently published 2015 Get in Rhythm Patient Conference: Helping Afib Patients Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The article talks about the previous successful inaugural Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, including what participants had to say. We have raised …

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

Afib patients from the US, Canada, and the Caribbean will be at the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Will you?

Are you joining us on March 28-29 in Dallas to learn from our world-renowned afib experts on how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm? Afib patients are coming from all over to be here, and we hope you can join us, too. Learn more about the conference, and register, at: Afib Patients from …

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FDA gets request to approve Pradaxa reversal agent idarucizumab

Big news! Boehringer Ingelheim has submitted an application to the FDA requesting accelerated approval for idarucizumab, the reversal agent for Pradaxa (dabigatran). See: Boehringer Ingelheim Submits Biologics License Application to FDA for Idarucizumab*, Investigational Specific Reversal Agent for Pradaxa® Additionally, they have submitted for marketing approval by Health Canada and the European Medicines Agency (EMA). See: Boehringer …

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AliveCor® is Giving Away Heart Monitors to Afib Patients at the National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Exciting News! AliveCor is giving away AliveCor® Heart Monitors to the first 100 people that enter and pick up their AliveCor at our Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm AF Patient Conference! With conference early registration at ONLY $79, and the AliveCor Heart Monitor costing $75, this is pretty much a no-brainer! Register Today — …

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2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Plan to join us March 28-29, 2015, at the StopAfib.org National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference to hear our rock-star cast of afib experts share ways for you to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm. This is a not-to-be-missed event—take a look at who’s speaking! The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW …

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VICTORY AF trial will study Phased Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

The VICTORY AF (Evaluation of Multielectrode Phased RF Technology in Persistent AF) Trial, sponsored by Medtronic, is studying patients undergoing a catheter ablation with Medtronic's Phased Radiofrequency (RF) system. To learn more, see: VICTORY AF Trial Studies Phased Radiofrequency (RF) System for Persistent and Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on December 12

Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies that result in cardiac arrest, stroke and sudden death. Take advantage of the opportunity to get your atrial fibrillation questions answered by afib experts from …

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