Thanks for spreading the word about September being National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.
This video interview (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMiH4OcGpH0&list=UUg2IevGMLxUlNXop_B_ONSw&index=1&feature=plcp), from the American College of Cardiology, which was recorded last week while I was at the European Society of Cardiology in Munich, provides background on Afib Month. StopAfib.org founded Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month in 2007, and got it registered. In 2008, we joined forces with the Heart Rhythm Society, the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and a number of other professional and patient organizations to get the US Senate to officially designate September as National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. They did so on September 11, 2009.
The progress over the past 5 years in raising awareness of afib has truly been staggering, and I am honored to have been there from the beginning.
Thanks, again, for raising awareness of afib.
Mellanie True Hills