There is no secret among those that know me that I am passionate about educational technology and all that this powerful tool can do to support learning.  But, if you’ve followed my blog for any time at all, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve posted here and there about a heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  You may have fleetingly wondered why I’d include HCM among my posts on integrating technology and supporting teachers, administrators, and students in their academic…

There is no secret among those that know me that I am passionate about educational technology and all that this powerful tool can do to support learning. But, if you’ve followed my blog for any time at all, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve posted here and there about a heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). You may have fleetingly wondered why I’d include HCM among my posts on integrating technology and supporting teachers, administrators, and students in their academic…

A combination of better diagnosis, treatment and genetic testing is starting to help people with HCM, and their families, fight back against their inherited risk.

A combination of better diagnosis, treatment and genetic testing is starting to help people with HCM, and their families, fight back against their inherited risk.

Cardiologist, Dr. Milind Desai, discusses imaging and diagnostic testing techniques in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) patient.

Cardiologist, Dr. Milind Desai, discusses imaging and diagnostic testing techniques in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) patient.

My 9-year-old grandson, Zak, was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) when he was 4. His family has teamed up with the Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) to try to raise $50,000, the cost to his family AFTER insurance.  Please help Zak win this battle of a lifetime!  For more information, visit www.cotaforzakm.com

My 9-year-old grandson, Zak, was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) when he was 4. His family has teamed up with the Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) to try to raise $50,000, the cost to his family AFTER insurance. Please help Zak win this battle of a lifetime! For more information, visit www.cotaforzakm.com

Filmed at the HCMA office. Lisa Salberg, CEO and Founder of the HCMA shares some information on sudden cardiac arrest in athletes and the general population. To learn more visit www.4hcm.org or call 973-983-7429

Filmed at the HCMA office. Lisa Salberg, CEO and Founder of the HCMA shares some information on sudden cardiac arrest in athletes and the general population. To learn more visit www.4hcm.org or call 973-983-7429

More than 350 young people had their hearts checked out Wednesday in the Arlington High School gym during a free health screening offered by volunteers with the Nick of Time Foundation.    The scene didn't fit with the conventional view of heart conditions -- that only older people have problems.

350 Arlington teens’ hearts checked for unseen danger

More than 350 young people had their hearts checked out Wednesday in the Arlington High School gym during a free health screening offered by volunteers with the Nick of Time Foundation. The scene didn't fit with the conventional view of heart conditions -- that only older people have problems.

he American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline(R) Cardiac Resuscitation program aims to increase cardiac arrest survival by establishing systems of care to respond and treat cardiac arrest in communities throughout the United States. -- Deaths from cardiac arrest can decrease with efficient systems that quickly deliver appropriate treatment.

he American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline(R) Cardiac Resuscitation program aims to increase cardiac arrest survival by establishing systems of care to respond and treat cardiac arrest in communities throughout the United States. -- Deaths from cardiac arrest can decrease with efficient systems that quickly deliver appropriate treatment.


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The Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment, and Training in Schools (HEARTS) Act of 2011 had been introduced into the US House of Rep – …

The Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment, and Training in Schools (HEARTS) Act of 2011 had been introduced into the US House of Rep – …

There is great mystery surrounding a diagnosis of HCM and the truth is there does not need to be. Learn more about HCM here!

There is great mystery surrounding a diagnosis of HCM and the truth is there does not need to be. Learn more about HCM here!

A combination of better diagnosis, treatment and genetic testing is starting to help people with HCM, and their families, fight back against their inherited risk.

A combination of better diagnosis, treatment and genetic testing is starting to help people with HCM, and their families, fight back against their inherited risk.

Cardiologist, Dr. Milind Desai, discusses imaging and diagnostic testing techniques in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) patient.

Cardiologist, Dr. Milind Desai, discusses imaging and diagnostic testing techniques in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) patient.

There is no secret among those that know me that I am passionate about educational technology and all that this powerful tool can do to support learning.  But, if you’ve followed my blog for any time at all, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve posted here and there about a heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  You may have fleetingly wondered why I’d include HCM among my posts on integrating technology and supporting teachers, administrators, and students in their academic…

There is no secret among those that know me that I am passionate about educational technology and all that this powerful tool can do to support learning. But, if you’ve followed my blog for any time at all, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve posted here and there about a heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). You may have fleetingly wondered why I’d include HCM among my posts on integrating technology and supporting teachers, administrators, and students in their academic…

More than 350 young people had their hearts checked out Wednesday in the Arlington High School gym during a free health screening offered by volunteers with the Nick of Time Foundation.    The scene didn't fit with the conventional view of heart conditions -- that only older people have problems.

350 Arlington teens’ hearts checked for unseen danger

More than 350 young people had their hearts checked out Wednesday in the Arlington High School gym during a free health screening offered by volunteers with the Nick of Time Foundation. The scene didn't fit with the conventional view of heart conditions -- that only older people have problems.

Filmed at the HCMA office. Lisa Salberg, CEO and Founder of the HCMA shares some information on sudden cardiac arrest in athletes and the general population….

Filmed at the HCMA office. Lisa Salberg, CEO and Founder of the HCMA shares some information on sudden cardiac arrest in athletes and the general population….

So why did one neighboring school district in Texas where my daughter worked write a directive that the AED could not be used on my grandson?  A directive it COULD NOT be used...and the doc had written a prescription.  He has severe HCM! :(

Priceless precaution? AEDs in schools

So why did one neighboring school district in Texas where my daughter worked write a directive that the AED could not be used on my grandson? A directive it COULD NOT be used...and the doc had written a prescription. He has severe HCM! :(

It's outrageous not to have them...it's horrific when they have them and write directives that it can't be used on a HCM child.

Son’s death has man on mission to save lives

It's outrageous not to have them...it's horrific when they have them and write directives that it can't be used on a HCM child.

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