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GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3


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  • GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3

    Feb.3 is the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, to raise awareness of heart disease in women. Heart disease is now the leading cause of death in women. More women die of heart disease than the next three causes combined, including all forms of cancer. So remember get on your red on Feb 3!Here is the link to the Wear Red Site: http://goredforwomen.org/wearredday/

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    Re: GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3

    Hi Pattib,
    Welcome . . . since this is your first post, please introduce yourself in the "Hello! My name is . . ." forum.

    Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


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      Re: GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3

      I'll never forget Wear Red for Women. When I went to CCF for my eval, everyone was wearing red and the guys were wearing the "red dress" pin. I couldn't figure that out until I got into the exam room and saw the poster. I'll never forget the importance of it and that was 4 years ago.
      Onward and Upward !

      Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
      Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
      ICD 10/08


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        Re: GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3

        I was part of the AHA PR program in LA some years ago and we lit a building with a 13-story red heart.
        Diagnosed @ 48
        Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
        Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
        AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
        After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
        Quietly going insane . . .


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          Re: GO RED FOR WOMEN...... Feb 3

          Hi Gordon, Thanks for the welcome, but it's not my first post, and I'm pretty sure I did post on the introduction thread.


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            This is a forum to support individuals and families dealing with the diagnosis of hypertrophy cardiomyopathy, though many people with have diabetes coincidentally, diabetes does not cause nor does cause diabetes

            Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans