April 30, 2017

Information from the 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium about Blood Thinners and Afib Stroke Prevention

We just put up a blog post over at MyAFibExperience.org, a site co-developed by American Heart Association and StopAfib.org. The post shares some of the information on blood thinners and prevention of afib-related strokes that we gleaned from the recent 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium in Orlando. We hope these nuggets are good food for thought […]

Video: How Can Doctors Help Atrial Fibrillation Patients Find the Best Resources?

StopAfib.org shared with MD Magazine what doctors can do to help their afib patients find good Internet resources. Check out the video at: MD Magazine Interview: StopAfib.org on the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Perspective

Learn More About Living with Atrial Fibrillation at StopAfib.org — Video

Our mission at StopAfib.org is to help those living with atrial fibrillation. Learn more about our afib resources at Life is Too Short to Live in Atrial Fibrillation — How StopAfib.org Can Help You.

Holiday Discount on AfibAlert Heart Monitor — December Only

Get a discount on the FDA-approved AfibAlert® heart monitor for detecting atrial fibrillation. Lohman Technologies is making this special discount available for December 2015 only, so please act quickly. To learn more, see: Special December Discount on AfibAlert® Standalone Heart Monitor for Detecting Atrial Fibrillation.

Catheter Ablation Panel with Drs. Kowal, Natale, Marrouche, and Narayan — Video from 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

The Catheter Ablation Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was chaired by Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS, and included: Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS; Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS; and Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD. The video of the panel contains two hours of introductory and advanced […]

Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Task Force Launches Afib Patient Empowerment Materials

For World Stroke Day, the Sign Against Stroke (SAS) in Atrial Fibrillation Task Force launched patient empowerment materials for afib patients, family members, and healthcare providers. StopAfib.org is co-chair of the SAS Task Force and chaired development of these materials. Read more about these patient empowerment materials, which include infographic posters, downloadable PDFs, and videos, […]

Living with Afib — 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Video

The Living with Afib session at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was presented by StopAfib.org Founder and CEO, Mellanie True Hills, who spoke about: • dedicating the conference to Judy Currier • knowing your stroke risk • autoimmune diseases and afib • common issues such as alcohol, […]

Dr. Kowal on Partnering with Your Healthcare Provider — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

In the Partnering with Your Healthcare Providers session at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert C. Kowal and Mellanie True Hills discuss what kind of doctor is likely to manage your care, how to know if you have the right doctor, what to do if the […]

Patient-Centered Care Those Living with Atrial Fibrillation Endorsed by Medical Societies

Our latest EP Lab Digest article focuses on the new European Heart Rhythm Association consensus document about patient-centered care. To learn what is being recommended to doctors about treating patients with atrial fibrillation, see: New Consensus Document Embraces Patient-Centered Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Mintu Turakhia on Avoiding Afib Strokes — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

In his talk about Avoiding Afib Strokes at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Mintu Turakhia of Stanford University discussed how our thinking about afib and stroke, and when to treat, has changed over the last couple of years. Access Dr. Turakhia’s talk at: Video: Avoiding Afib […]