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At MyLVAD our mission is to help improve the quality of life and outcomes for people living in the LVAD world. We hope to provide information, support, direction, and inspiration for those who live with LVADs.
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New to LVADs
Last activity 8 minutes 14 seconds
Hi, hello, good afternoon! My husband is jumping through the hoops to get qualified for the Heartmate II. We're just about done and meeting with the LVAD surgeon in just a week. I don't see many recent posts and it concerns me dearly. My husband is not a bridge to transplant due to his age (73) and...
Living with an LVAD
Last activity 2 days 8 hours
Now at age 70, living in the USA, I have to let my ten-year level term insurance expire because the rates were set to climb rapidly anyway. I have to search for a new company, maybe with much less coverage to keep my monthly or quarterly fees affordable, but I don't know if any company would take me...
New to LVADs
Last activity 3 days 16 hours
I am a recipient for an LVAD before I decide whether I'm going to do it or not I really wanna know about it and I have some questions here's the first question that comes to mind...... Will I have a pacemaker and defibrillator with my LVAD or will they take the pacemaker and defibrillator out and...
Inspiration and Encouragement
Last activity 4 days 5 hours
Today was my education day with my LVAD coordinator, Social worker, pharmist and finance. Of course at this point I am overwhelmed with all the information and such that I got today. My LVAD surgeon will meet with his team next Tuesday to discuss my case, but according to him there is no other...