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    Hi Lisa and everone
    I just did the poll, it was nearly a "all of the above" thing, I just found this site, it was reffered to in a post on a defibrilator site I follow. I like the idea of a nurse monitoring the site. Happy July 4th. to everyone!!!!
    Tom R

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    Welcome, Tom. I'm glad you found us. I think you will learn a lot here and get tons of support. We'd love to hear more about you.


    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.


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      Welcome Tom, glad you've found us. We have a lot of people reading and effectively monitoring this site, even those who are not official "monitors". It is a real partnership. That helps to ensure rapid clarification or correction of misinformation. You will see that there is always someone who can share a personal experience to show an exception to every rule. The important thing to remember is that the message board is not intended to, nor will it provide medical advice, regardless of the contributor's occupation or training. We are just fortunate enough to have very diverse backgrounds and experiences represented. So, share with us, gain information from other posts and the rest of the website, and thanks for you comments. Linda


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        Ditto to what Linda said!
        And Welcome Tom I am glad you found us!!
        Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
        YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

        Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
        lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
        Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
        Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
        Currently not obstructed
        Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)