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SADS Heart Bowl Spotlight

The SADS Foundation thanks Samantha Wilder for being a part of the SADS Foundation Heart Bowl during the month of February and bringing in the most donors for this campaign!! Name: Samantha Wilder Age: 30 Which SADS condition do you have? Long QT Syndrome, Type 1...

A list of abbreviations commonly used in cardiology

A list of abbreviations commonly used in cardiology. DFT- Defibrillation threshold testing VT- Ventricular tachycardia VF- Ventricular fibrillation AF- Atrial fibrillation EKG/ECG- Electrocardiogram PVC- Premature Ventricular Contraction PAC- Premature Atrial...

Questions to ask at ep/cardiologist appointments

Questions to ask at ep/cardiologist appointments: Why am I consider at this risk level at the current time? Will my risk level change overtime? Or will the risk level remain the same all the time? What are the treatment options? Why am I being started on this...

Living with a SADS condition story

My story begins when I was 11 years old. When I was 11 years old, I had passed out while walking up a flight of stairs in school. I did not know what had happened until I got to the ER in the hospital. I was later told CPR needed to be perform on me. At, this time...

Would you like to be a SADS Channel blogger?

Are you a patient affected by a SADS Condition? Are you a parent or sibling or other family member of someone affected by a SADS condition? Are you a doctor, genetic counselor, researcher, or other professional who would like to help contribute to a resource for SADS...