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  • How well are your medications lowering your stroke risks? How well are your medications lowering your stroke risks? Build dependable habits around taking your medications. Know the pieces of the puzzle!
    Date Created: 03/24/2017 06:54 PM
  • AFib Quiz AFib Quiz Do you know the hidden risks and signs of atrial fibrillation? Test yourself with the AFib Quiz.
    Date Created: 12/15/2016 08:26 AM
  •  Simplified Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Guidelines Simplified Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Guidelines Encourage your patients to take an active role in their healthcare by using this tool to help them understand appropriate treatment options available for them
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:59 AM
  • Food Diary Food Diary Track your meals with this helpful log (download & print).
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:58 AM
  • AFib Information Sheet AFib Information Sheet What Is Atrial Fibrillation? How do I know I have atrial fibrillation? What can correct it? How can I lower my risk of stroke? How can I learn more? In atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the heart’s two small upper chambers (atria) of the ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:58 AM
  • Symptom Tracker Symptom Tracker Use this helpful tool to track your symptoms over time. AFib may have no symptoms or it may be a condition that worsens over time. It is important to recheck your symptoms and compare to previous notes.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:57 AM
  • What is an Echocardiogram? What is an Echocardiogram? An echocardiogram (or echo) uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart. An echo provides a much more detailed picture than an X-ray because it allows the sonographer to capture images of how the heart is functioning. No ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:56 AM
  • Vitamin K Guides Vitamin K Guides Recently updated! Quick references guides to foods that are high and low in Vitamin K.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:55 AM
  • AFib: Partnering in Your Treatment AFib: Partnering in Your Treatment Bring this sheet with you to your appointment and discuss the following with your doctor.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:55 AM
  • How Do I Manage My Medicines? How Do I Manage My Medicines? Taking medicine may be new to you, and there may be a lot to remember. For example, why are you taking it? What time should you take it? How often do you take it, and how many pills do you take? It’s very important to take medicine the right way ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:54 AM
  • What Is Echocardiography? What Is Echocardiography? Echocardiography, also called an echo test or heart ultrasound, is a test that takes “moving pictures” of the heart with sound waves. You don’t have to stay in the hospital. It’s not surgery and doesn’t hurt.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:53 AM
  • What are Electrophysiologic Tests? What are Electrophysiologic Tests? Electrophysiologic tests are done to find out why your heart is not beating in a regular way. These tests study the electrical flow in your heart.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:52 AM
  • What Is a Pacemaker? What Is a Pacemaker? A pacemaker is a small unit that helps your heart beat more regularly. It does this with a small electric stimulation that helps control your heartbeat. Your doctor puts the pacemaker under the skin on your chest, just under your ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:52 AM
  • What is an Arrhythmia? What is an Arrhythmia? An arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm. It may feel like fluttering or a brief pause. It may be so brief that it doesn’t change your overall heart rate. Or it can cause the heart rate to be too slow or too fast. Some arrhythmias don’t ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:51 AM
  • What are Heart Disease and Stroke? What are Heart Disease and Stroke? There are many types of heart and blood vessel diseases. Over 82 million Americans have one or more of them. Each year more than 813,000 people die from them — that’s over 33 percent of all deaths in the United States! Yet many types of ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:50 AM
  •  Stroke, TIA and Warning Signs Stroke, TIA and Warning Signs Stroke occurs when a blood vessel bringing blood and oxygen to the brain gets blocked or ruptures. When this happens, brain cells don’t get the blood that they need. Deprived of oxygen, nerve cells stop working and die within minutes. ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:37 AM
  • What are the warning signs of stroke? What are the warning signs of stroke? Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America today. It’s also a major cause of severe, long-term disability. People over 55 years old have more chance of stroke, and the risk gets greater as you get older. Men, African ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:36 AM
  • Medication Adherence Worksheet Medication Adherence Worksheet Take control of your AFib. Ask questions, get answers about AFib medications
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:36 AM
  • FAQs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) FAQs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) Addressing frequently asked questions about AFIB, including the condition, risks & symptoms, prognosis and living with AFib.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:35 AM
  • What Is a Stress Test? What Is a Stress Test? A stress test, sometimes called a treadmill test or exercise test, helps your doctor find out how well your heart handles its workload. As your body works harder during the test, it requires more fuel and your heart has to pump more ...
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:34 AM
  • Medication Tracker Medication Tracker Keeping a medication log can be very helpful for self care and for communicating with a caregiver. It can also help you remember what medication needs to be refilled or added to a weekly pill organizer.
    Date Created: 10/14/2016 11:34 AM
  • Information Sheet Information Sheet What Is Atrial Fibrillation? How do I know I have atrial fibrillation? What can correct it? How can I lower my risk of stroke? How can I learn more?
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:11 PM
  • Vitamin K Guides Vitamin K Guides Recently updated! Quick references guides to foods that are high and low in Vitamin K.
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:11 PM
  • Food Diary Food Diary Track your meals with this helpful log (download & print).
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:10 PM
  • Simplified Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Guidelines Simplified Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Guidelines Encourage your patients to take an active role in their healthcare by using this tool to help them understand appropriate treatment options available for them.
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:09 PM
  • Symptom Tracker Symptom Tracker Use this helpful tool to track your symptoms over time. AFib may have no symptoms or it may be a condition that worsens over time. It is important to recheck your symptoms and compare to previous notes.
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:09 PM
  • What Are Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents? What Are Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents? Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents are medicines that reduce blood clotting in an artery, a vein or the heart. Clots can block the blood flow to your heart muscle and cause a heart attack. They can also block blood flow to your ...
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:04 PM
  • Atrial Fibrillation in Children Atrial Fibrillation in Children Does your child have atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib)? Here are some facts you should know.
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:03 PM
  • Risk Factors for Stroke Risk Factors for Stroke Knowing your risk factors is the first step in preventing stroke. You can change or treat some risk factors, but others you can’t. By having regular medical checkups and knowing your risk, you can focus on what you can change and lower ...
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 08:01 PM
  • Activity Tracker Activity Tracker Download, print and start track your activity with this log.
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:59 PM
  • Atrial Fibrillation (AF Or AFib) Atrial Fibrillation (AF Or AFib) Video - Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Some people refer to AF as a ...
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:44 PM
  • 2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Get The Most From Doctors: Robert Kowal, MD 2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Get The Most From Doctors: Robert Kowal, MD Here, Dr. Robert Kowal talks about how afib patients can get the most from their doctors, including who to see and when to see them. Learn how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm by watching videos of the Atrial Fibrillation Patient ...
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:44 PM
  • Medication Management Medication Management Video
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:43 PM
  • John Criswell’s Patient Testimonial John Criswell’s Patient Testimonial Video
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:42 PM
  • Understand Your Treatment Options Understand Your Treatment Options Video
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:42 PM
  • Create Healthy Habits For Life Create Healthy Habits For Life Video
    Date Created: 08/18/2016 07:41 PM

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