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DCM Resources by Topic

Blog Articles, Webinars & Resources Organized by Topic 

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Patient Stories

Articles

Diagnosed with DCM at 40 – A Hereditary Link?

Woman Vows to “Live Her Best Life” After DCM & Heart Transplant

Adam’s Story of Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy

From Athlete to DCM Diagnosis & Heart Transplant at Age 30

Balancing a Busy Schedule & Full Time Work with DCM

Coping with a Chronic Illness: DCM & the Importance of Mental Health

Go Hard or Go to CR

Millicent’s Story: DCM & Genetic Testing

 

Webinars
Living with DCM – A Patient’s Perspective (with 3 DCM patients)

Living with a Pacemaker or ICD

DCM & Women – One Story of Survival and Hope

DCM & Heart Transplant: 3 Patient Stories 

 

Resources
More Patient Stories

 

Genetic Testing

Articles
Benefits of Genetic Testing

Study Reveals the Need for DCM Screening

Major DCM Genetics Research Being Conducted

Family History of DCM? Study Findings Highlight the Need for Screening & Early Intervention

Renovacor Announces Partnerships with DCMF & Others

Millicent’s Story: DCM & Genetic Testing

 

Webinars
2022 Ask a Heart Failure Specialist

Genetics of DCM: Hope for the Future

Genetics of DCM: Hope for the Future (Spanish version)

The Latest in DCM Genetic Research & Therapies in Development

Hope for MYH7 & TTN DCM Patients

The Science Behind DCM Therapies

 

Resources
How to Get Genetically Tested

 

Clinical Trials

Articles
Natural History Study Seeking Patients with MYBPC3 Genetic Mutation

Advancements in Gene Therapy Manufacturing

BAG3 Mutation Discovery & Gene Therapy Development

Researching Cures for Inherited Cardiomyopathies

 

Sponsored Webinars
Genetics of DCM: Hope for the Future

Genetics of DCM: Hope for the Future (Spanish version)

The Latest in DCM Genetic Research & Therapies in Development

Hope for MYH7 & TTN DCM Patients

The Science Behind DCM Therapies

 

Resources
Research Studies & Clinical Trials

Discovering a Cure for LMNA Cardiomyopathy

 

Financial & Insurance Resources

Articles
Tips on Paying for Medication

 

Webinars
Navigating Financial & Insurance Issues 

Staying in Care 

 

Resources
Navigating Insurance

Insurance & Financial Resource Links

 

Living with DCM

Articles
Finding Help for Anxiety Associated with DCM

Understanding the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and DCM

iPhone Interference with IEDs

An Important Message from Global Heart Hub

Physical Fitness & DCM

DCM & Living with a Pacemaker

Stages of Heart Failure

 

Webinars
Living with DCM – A Patient’s Perspective 

Living with a Pacemaker or ICD

Ask a Heart Failure Specialist

Causes of DCM & Stages of Heart Failure

DCM & Women

Living Well with Cardiomyopathy (with Stanford)

DCM & Heart Transplant: 3 Patient Stories 

Prioritizing Your Heart Health (with Global Heart Hub)

2022 Heart Failure Patient & Caregiver Day (12 recorded sessions put on by HFSA)

DCM Foundation’s Strategic Pillars – and What This Means to You

 

Resources
Recently Diagnosed

Resource Guide to Staying in Care

Additional Support Resources

Devices – An Overview

Emotional Well Being & Impact on the Family

Lifestyle Changes

Diet & Nutrition

Non-profit Partner Organizations

 

Ask a Heart Failure Specialist

Articles
Stages of DCM

 

Webinars
2022 Ask a Heart Failure Specialist

2021 Ask a Cardiologist

 

Resources
Interacting with Healthcare Professionals

DCM Numbers to Know

Glossary of Common Terms

 

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