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Affairs of the Heart: Living with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Durham, NC

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Durham Convention Center

301 West Morgan Street

Durham, NC 27701

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Free Conference for those affected by Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Please join us for a day of learning and connecting!

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Duke Heart Center and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association are partnering to bring you "Affairs of the Heart: Living with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. This free conference will provide attendees with the updates in management of HCM, insights into the latest research, a chance to create new friendships in the HCM community and so much more. Come spend a day with top cardiologists, surgeons, geneticists, and researchers and others who's stories may mirror your own. We promise, you'll be happy you did.

Sponsored by:

MyoKardia, Inc Cytokinetics

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation Boston Scientific

St. Jude/Abbott Invitae

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8:00-9:00 Check in and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 Welcome Remarks

9:15-9:30 Anatomy & Physiology of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Echo and MRI

9:35-9:50 The Heart’s Electrical System

9:55-10:10 Medical Therapy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-10:45 Surgical Treatments for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

10:50-11:10 HCM: Exercise and Lifestyle

11:15-11:30 Patient Engagement and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association

11:35-12:00 Patient Case Study Panel

11:55-12:10 Research in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

12:15-1:15 Facilitated Lunch Discussions

1:15 - 3:05 Breakout Sessions

3:05 Conference Ends

Breakout Session Topics:

Heart Anatomy

Device Therapies

Pediatric HCM

How to support your affected loved one

Genetic Testing and Understanding the results

Patient Advocacy (HCMA)

The Patients Voice - Stories of their journey

Breakout sessions run for 30 minutes and repeat allowing each participant to attend three sessions of their choice.

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301 West Morgan Street

Durham, NC 27701

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