August 18, 2017

Scholarships to Attend the 2017 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Do you want—and/or need—to attend the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference … but you’re having trouble swinging it, financially? We realize that the investment to attend the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, especially when you consider travel expenses, may keep some people from attending, even though they want and need to. […]

Accepting Nominations for the Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award

  If you know a healthcare professional who provides outstanding care and is an advocate for patients, you may wish to nominate him or her for the prestigious Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award. This award will be given at the upcoming 2017 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Register Now for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Since closing Super Early Bird registration for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (August 4–6), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready […]

Transcript of our March 2017 Atrial Fibrillation Chat with Cleveland Clinic Afib Experts Is Now Available

StopAfib.org partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to give you an opportunity to ask your atrial fibrillation questions of their experts, Dr. Walid Saliba, Dr. Oussama Wazni, and Dr. David Van Wagoner, along with StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The transcript of this chat is now available and features a wealth of information organized by topic […]

[San Diego area] Are You Taking Prescription Warfarin or Coumadin?

Accriva Diagnostics, Inc. conducts evaluations of different blood analyzers. If you are currently taking Warfarin or Coumadin, you may qualify to participate in a study. Just 30 minutes of your time in a relaxed and friendly environment will be necessary to take the blood sample(s) from a vein in your arm. Each donor will be […]

Join Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Experts from Cleveland Clinic on March 6 to Get Your Afib Questions Answered

Our live chats with the Cleveland Clinic afib experts are always popular, so please join us for the next one. 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 […]

Become an Atrial Fibrillation Advocate Mentor

UPDATE: All slots are filled. Thank you. As a member of the Alliance for Aging Research’s Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network Advisory Council, we at StopAfib.org have the opportunity to nominate atrial fibrillation advocates to participate in a six-month research-advocacy training program to empower senior patients and family caregivers to engage in patient-centered outcomes […]

Do You Have Persistent or Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation? You May Qualify for the aMAZE Study

If you have persistent or longstanding persistent afib and are considering a catheter ablation, you may qualify to participate in the aMAZE Study. This study is for the purpose of determining if adding the LARIAT procedure before a catheter ablation can help. Learn more about the study at: The aMAZE Study will evaluate the benefits […]