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Camp for Children with a Heart Disease

Camp can be an exciting and formative time during kids’ summer vacations, however for many parents with children with a heart disease, it might not be considered an option. As the director of one of several camps aimed specifically at children with heart disease, I am...

Lead Extraction Story

In December 2015, I found out I had a small problem on one of my leads in which it had a higher threshold pacing causing it to use more energy to detect my heart. I was given the choice to have the leads extracted sooner or wait until replacement time. Due to my...

I Learned I Was Not Alone

As I sit here on train to Mineola Station I know one thing for sure: I am confident . Confident of the condition I was born with, the limits I posses, and the boundaries I can break.  Outside the window to my right passes scrawny trees and packed cities. This sight is...