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Midge Rollins Heart transplant March 04. Prior to that I had Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. I am an independent Norwex consultant. Visit my web site www.midgerollins.norwex.biz Find out more about Midge Rollins
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    Just got out of 2 days and nights in CCU, Milnirone is going. Seem to be breathing a little better. Even Drs. not sure how it works with HCM but so far no adversity other than 50/30 for BP for a while. Now in a room and will probably be fighting the SS system of our gov't as Mcare does not pay for home infusion therapy of Milnirone. Fortunately my 2ndary will. However I look at this as a challenge to beat the system. I am sure I will be transplanted before it is changed but we may have to all start lobbying our senators etc. Hope to be home in a week. If not sooner. Thanks all for the kind words and prayers.
    Midge

    Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
    ICD&Pacemaker 1996
    Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
    Mom of Kaye.

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    Keep up your great attitude! I love how you take each step as it comes and know you may have fights ahead of you to deal with 'in good time'.

    My best wishes are with you!

    Lisa
    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)

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      Midge, Best wishes! Linda

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        Midge glad you are doing well,hope you are home soon but please take care

        Shirley
        Diagnosed 2003
        Myectomy 2-23-2004
        Husband: Ken
        Son: John diagnosed 2004
        Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

        Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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