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Mellanie H. Patient Expert

Decatur, Texas
Mellanie True Hills is CEO of StopAfib.org (http://www.StopAfib.org). As an atrial fibrillation patient, she lived in fear and knows what it’s like to suffer with afib. You can read her story at http://www.StopAfib.org/mellanie.cfm. Following her atrial fibrillation surgery... Full Bio
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Deaths from atrial fibrillation high despite use of anticoagulants by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Today, at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, it was reported that even though 80% of atrial fibrillation patients who should be on anticoagulants (acc ... Read on »
By shopping at Amazon, you can help us without spending a cent more by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know already. Same products. Same prices. Same service. Now, by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com, you can designate us to recei ... Read on »
Atrial flutter cured by catheter ablation and reduces atrial fibrillation risk by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health New research from the University of California at San Francisco indicates that atrial flutter can be cured through catheter ablation and doing so can reduce the risk for atr ... Read on »
Ablation and Surgery Clinical Trials Seeking Atrial Fibrillation Patients by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health While attending several recent medical conferences, we learned about some interesting procedure clinical trials that may be of interest to the afib patient community. To lea ... Read on »
Can You Be a Patient Reviewer for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking patients to review patient-centered research grant proposals and help select those that will be funded. T ... Read on »
Top US Heart Centers and StopAfib.org Form Alliance to Improve Atrial Fibrillation Patient Care by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Five top U.S. heart centers and StopAfib.org, a leading atrial fibrillation (afib) patient advocacy group, are partnering in the National Alliance of Integrated AFib Centers ... Read on »
Exclusive Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discount on the AliveCor Heart Monitor — US Only by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The StopAfib community in the US can now purchase the AliveCor Heart Monitor with an exclusive discount of 50% off. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is an easy-to-use, powerful, a ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient ConferenceSee all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 H ... Read on »
Is your brain functioning properly? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Do you ever feel that your brain isn’t functioning to the best of its ability? Do you ever feel like you have brain fog, low energy, or poor memory? Brain issues are common ... Read on »
View the Video of our May 2014 Atrial Fibrillation Chat with Cleveland Clinic Afib Experts by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to give you an opportunity to ask questions of their atrial fibrillation experts, Dr. Walid Saliba and Dr. Oussama Wazni. Th ... Read on »
EP Lab Digest Publishes “National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health EP Lab Digest recently published National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of Afib Treatment, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. This a ... Read on »
Join Me for the #MoveItMay Challenge from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Heart Truth® program invited me to be an Ambassador for their May Move It Challenge. This week is Women’s Health Week ... Read on »
Nominate a Patient, Caregiver, or Healthcare Professional for Excellence in Patient and Family... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) recently launched a new program, Advancing Excellence: Best Practices in Patient and Family Engagement, to identify and recognize best pra ... Read on »
Join StopAfib.org at the HRS “AFib Feels Like” event in San Francisco on May 7 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Learn more about atrial fibrillation at the Heart Rhythm Society “AFib Feels Like” event on May 7, 2014, in San Francisco. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, will sp ... Read on »
Is Vigorous Long Term Endurance Sports a Risk Factor for Developing Atrial Fibrillation? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM), in conjunction with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, is seeking healthy individuals to participate i ... Read on »
Are you an atrial fibrillation patient in New Jersey or Eastern Pennsylvania? Can you help with... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health An agency is seeking help with a project. Here is their request: “Hi everyone – for those who live in the New Jersey / Eastern PA area, a pair of healthcare consultancies ar ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on May 16 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening m ... Read on »
Dr. Hugh Calkins Discusses New AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The new 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines were just released at the American College of Cardiology annual conference. In this video interview, Dr. Hugh Calkins ... Read on »