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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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Scholarships to Attend the 2019 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Do you want to attend the Afib Patient Conference, but need some help financially? If you know you can benefit from attending the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference August 9-11 in Dallas and would like to apply for the Fourth Annual Judy Currier Scholarship—or, you’re already attending but would like …

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Join the I-STOP-AFib Study to Test Your Atrial Fibrillation Triggers

I-STOP-AFib is a study focused on helping afib patients track and potentially test their personal afib triggers through the use of a smartphone app. This study will use online surveys and mobile technology to help you understand how everyday experiences and exposures (such as consuming alcohol, caffeine, going to bed at a different time, or …

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Takes Center Stage on National TV on April 10, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, the Dr. Phil Show, the #1 daytime TV show with millions of viewers, will focus on atrial fibrillation. We couldn’t be more excited for this opportunity to raise awareness about afib, and for Mellanie True Hills, our founder at StopAfib.org, to talk about what it’s like to live with it. It’s …

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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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