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Affairs of the Heart:Living with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, New Haven, CT

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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

155 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510

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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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Yale New Haven Hospital 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.

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8:00-9:00 CHECK IN AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00 Conference Begins: Welcome Remarks

9:10 - 9:30 HCM 101

9:30 - 9:55 Exercise and Lifestyle

9:55 - 10:20 Pediatric Considerations and family planning

10:20 - 10:35 Coffee Break

10:35 - 10:55 Current therapies: Medication

10:55 - 11:15 Current Therapies: Interventional

11:15 - 11:35 Arrhythmias and Device Therapies

11:35 - 11:55 Clinical Research/Future Therapies: What’s on the horizon?

11:55 - 12:15 Patient panel

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:20 Breakout sessions 1

1:20 - 1:40 Breakout sessions 2

Breakout session topics: Heart Anatomy, Reiki, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy, Understanding your Genetic Results, Patient Engagement and the HCMA

Breakout sessions run for 20 minutes and repeat allowing each participant to attend two sessions of their choice.

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