Understanding Treatment Best Practices in Heart Failure
There are a number of things to take into consideration after being diagnosed with heart failure. From lifestyle interventions to knowing when the right time to see a specialist is, there are plenty of ways for you and your care team to ensure you experience the highest quality of life possible. Tune in to this podcast episode to learn more about how nutrition and exercise are vital to your heart health, along with ways you can optimize your visits and outcomes with shared decision-making.
Host: Lucianne (Lucy) West, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Tufts Medical Center
Randall Starling, MD, FHFSA, Professor of Medicine at the Kaufman Center for Heart Failure at the Cleveland Clinic and former president of HFSA.
Kate Hilgartner, CRNP, CHFN, Advanced Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner at Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Robin Gage, Heat Failure Patient Survivor and Advocate
This episode is sponsored in part by Heart Failure Awareness 365 program sponsor Pfizer, Inc.
Do you have heart failure and often hear:
Female caregiver: “Those stomach issues ruined your birthday.”
Grandson: “You’re too tired to play catch, Grandpa.”
Female caregiver: “Sweetie, you haven’t touched your tools since the carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis."
If these seemingly unrelated symptoms sound familiar, talk to your cardiologist. Ask about transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, or ATTR-CM. A rare and underdiagnosed disease that gets worse over time. Learn more at Connecttoyourheart.com. That’s: Connecttoyourheart.com
Sponsored by Pfizer