Learn about the important role of GENETICS in cardiomyopathy and celebrate the LAUNCH of the Genetic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Consortium (“GCAC”). Getting more people genetically tested can save lives and advance therapies! In this webinar, hear from other cardiomyopathy patients and learn about: The role genetics plays in cardiomyopathy How easy and affordable it is to
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Learn helpful health and emotional wellness advice from a DCM patient and a clinical expert. Then, hear about the expanding patient resources the DCM Foundation is working on to support DCM patients in 2023 and beyond.
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Doug Rachac talks about living with a pacemaker, ICD, or CRTD device. Special guest speakers include Dr. Savona, electrophysiologist, and Julie Mease, NP, from The Ohio State University’s Ross Heart Hospital.
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Two DCM Patient Panels discuss: Successfully Living with DCM- Fitness & Nutrition, Heart Transplant – Hope for the Future: Maintaining a Healthy, Productive Life; Panel 2: Self-Advocacy – When to Seek a Second Opinion, Talking with Health Practitioners, Finances and Insurance
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Potential New Therapies for Dilated Cardiomyopathy – Presentations by Industry Leaders; Industry Panel Discussion: Positive Research and Hope for the Future, Potential Roadblocks, Patient Involvement.
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Dilated Cardiomyopathy Basics (Presenter: Dr. Kathy Crispell) – What is DCM – Diagnosis & Causes – Genetics & DCM; Successfully Navigating a DCM Diagnosis (Presenter: Barbara McKenna-Amos)
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Dr. Robin Germany explains Central Sleep Apnea and its connection to dilated cardiomyopathy.
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Learn about the basics of DCM genetics and the future of DCM gene therapy.
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Mary Beth Maydosz, a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Heart Transplant Coordinator, will guide us through information about the steps to transplant, surgery, post-transplant monitoring and keys to success. (sponsored by CareDx)
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Heart Failure Cardiologist, Dr. Kathy Crispell, discusses the causes of dilated cardiomyopathy and Stages of Heart Failure.
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