July 26, 2017

Help Us Save Lives — Prevent Strokes From Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

November 29 is Giving Tuesday, the day of charity and generosity that immediately follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and kicks off the Giving Season. Each year, 1.7 million people worldwide die or are disabled by afib-related strokes. Through raising awareness and providing education and support, we at StopAfib.org are wiping out afib strokes […]

Exclusive Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discount on Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device — US Only

The StopAfib community in the US can purchase the Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device with an exclusive 25% off discount. The Kardia Mobile is an easy-to-use, powerful, accurate, FDA-approved device that fits in your pocket. It captures a medical-grade EKG in just 30 seconds and determines if your heart rhythm is normal or if you […]

Watch the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from the Comfort of Home via Livestream Replays

The Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was the event of the year for afib patients and family members. The livestream replays are now available so you can watch them from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be. For less than you might pay for a single […]

Now, Attend the 2016 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from Home

Did you know that we’ve added a Livestream Option for the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference so you can watch it from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be? Yes, for less than you might pay for a single doctor or emergency room visit, you can […]

Reports Making Cryptogenic Strokes a National Health Priority Include Strokes from Atrial Fibrillation

The cause cannot be pinpointed in 25–30 per cent of strokes. Many of these strokes, called cryptogenic strokes, are due to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk of stroke by 500%. StopAfib.org participated in a conference convened by the American Heart Association to make cryptogenic strokes a national health priority, and we participated in […]

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 […]

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, […]

For the 9th Annual Atrial Fibrillation Month, StopAfib.org Raises Awareness, Educates, and Names Medical Advisors

For the 9th annual Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, StopAfib.org was part of a collaboration with American Heart Association to raise awareness of afib through a billboard spot in Times Square. We also named new members to our Global Medical Advisory Board and have been publishing the videos from our 2015 National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. […]