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Exercise and Physical Activity
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Any tips on playing golf with HeartMate II and equipment ideas. I just put batteries in cargo shorts pockets with controller around my waist. Any other ideas?
New to LVADs
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Hello, My name is Meghan and my boyfriend, Chris, recently received a HeartMate 3 on December 27th. I am 25 years old and my boyfriend is only 30. He was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy on Halloween, so this process came very quickly for us. Chris has been medically sedated since December 14th...
Living with an LVAD
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Hello, My dad just got his HeartMate 3 six days ago. He obviously has a long road ahead of him, but I am trying to gather as much info and get things as ready as I can before he comes to live with me. My dad is a jack of all trades - he was a cop, a machinist, pilot, can build anything etc. My...