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HCMA Discussion
This area is where you can find out all that is going on at the HCMA by reading the ongoing discussions. This is also a good area to vent concerns over the disease to share your thoughts, concerns and fears with others. However, we do ask that you please direct specific questions to the appropriate forum topic area.
Note: Topics may be moved to more appropriate forum areas if they become too specific.
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General Discussion (non-health related)
Here is where you can discuss anything from current events to birthday wishes and caviar dreams. However, we request that any discussion about health or the HCMA be directed to the appropriate topic areas.
Note: Topics may be moved to more appropriate forum areas if they become health related.
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Ask the HCMA!
This area is where you can ask any question and someone from the staff and moderator team will respond.
Note: this is area is limited to only posting new questions. Replies can only be made by HCMA Moderators and Staff. Any further discussion should be made in the appropriate topic areas.
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Get The Word Out!
Have you ever thought to yourself “what can I do to help educate the medical community about HCM”? We know many of you have and we have created a program to help YOU and your community “Get the Word OUT!” ™. Share your ideas on how to "Get the Word OUT!" in your community!
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Screening our Youth for HCM
There has been a great deal of public debate on the role of screening children for HCM and other cardiac diseases. This is an area that would best be defined as evolving and controversial. This section of the message board is for the discussion of the concept of screening and all of the potential issues around this issue.
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