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Device Warning for iPhone 12 Users

Newer models of smartphones, such as the iPhone 12, can interfere with the operation of ICDs if the phone is placed in close proximity to the device or over the device. For your safety and to ensure that the device operates correctly, always remember to keep your phone at least six inches from your device. 

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Dr. Ray Hershberger Receives his first COVID-19 Vaccine

On January 13, 2021, Dr. Ray Hershberger, a member of the DCM Foundation Board of Directors, received the first of his two COVID-19 vaccines. To view a brief video of this event, please click here: Dr. Hershberger Receives Covid-19 Vaccine Congratulations Dr. Hershberger and thank-you for your continued care of patients during this challenging time.

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Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure Hospitalized With COVID-19

The enclosed study published by the American College of Cardiology Foundation was designed to evaluate in-hospital outcomes among patients with a history of heart failure (HF) hospitalized with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). To read more, please CLICK HERE. The bottom line of this article is that people with a history of heart failure (many or most

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A December 23 Update on COVID-19

Kathy Crispell, MD, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist and DCM Foundation Board Member, has a new video message of hope for DCM patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the latest update from Dr. Crispell. Please use the DCM Foundation Forums or comment in the space below to ask questions about living with DCM during these interesting times. We

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A December 7 Update on COVID-19

Kathy Crispell, MD, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist and DCM Foundation Board Member, has shared video updates for DCM patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the latest update from Dr. Crispell.   Please use the DCM Foundation Forums or comment in the space below to ask questions about living with DCM during these interesting times. We

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A November 22 Update on COVID-19.

Throughout the past couple of weeks, we have seen record numbers of COVID-19 cases. Kathy Crispell, MD, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist and DCM Foundation Board Member, has shared video updates for DCM patients during this pandemic. View the latest update from Dr. Crispell.   Please use the DCM Foundation Forums or comment in the space

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A November 2020 Update on COVID-19

Cases of COVID-19 are continuing to increase across the United States. We are very fortunate to have Kathy Crispell, MD, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist and DCM Foundation Board Member, share video updates for DCM patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the latest update from Dr. Crispell.   Please use the DCM Foundation Forums or comment

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An October 2020 Update on COVID-19 and Influenza Season

The DCM Foundation hopes that you are continuing to stay healthy and safe! Kathy Crispell, MD, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist and DCM Foundation Board Member, shares her third video update for DCM patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also provides some tips for staying healthy during influenza season.   Please use the DCM Foundation Forums

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