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Recap: Heart Failure Awareness Week 2022 #HFChat2022 Twitter Chat

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In observance of Heart Failure Awareness Week 2022, the Heart Failure Society of America hosted #HFChat2022 - a live Twitter discussion - and was joined by @AAHFN @ACCinTouch @ISHLT @HeartBrothers1 @4hcm @MendedHearts @WomenHeartOrg

Below is the complete recap transcript of the discussion.

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Our #HFWeek2022 theme is Heart Success: Function Not Failure. What does this mean?
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Ejection fraction, blood pressure, heart rate goal, weight monitoring. Why do numbers like this matter?
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How can a heart failure patient be best prepared for an appointment with their healthcare provider?
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Before a patient leaves a provider’s office or telehealth visit, what is one thing they should always do or a question they should always ask?
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What can a caregiver do to be prepared to help a patient through their appointments or a hospital admission?
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How can healthcare providers encourage a trusting environment?
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What developments, treatments or medications are on the horizon that are most exciting for heart failure patients?
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Is it safe for patients with heart failure to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot?