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The season of thanks and gratitude is upon us. Did you take our 30 Days of Thanks Challenge on Facebook? We'd love to hear what you are thankful for this holiday season. This month we've provided some tips and recipes for making this years' Thanksgiving a healthy one. We've also uncovered a new piece of VAD-friendly clothing that we are excited to share with you.
Healthy Thanksgiving Tips
Thanksgiving is a special time of year for loved ones to gather together, to feast and enjoy being with one another. It is also a meaningful time to reflect on blessings and celebrate holiday traditions. Although having an LVAD or caring for a loved one with an LVAD has changed your life in many ways, the traditions that are unique to you can remain relatively unchanged. All of the foods that make the celebration yours can be given a healthy makeover so you can eat well and enjoy all of the wonderful flavors of Thanksgiving. Below are some tips to help give your Thanksgiving traditions a healthy twist. Thanksgiving Tips and Recipe Ideas >
New LVAD Clothing Options
Wearing the equipment is a hot topic for anyone who is a caregiver of or the recipient of an LVAD. Here at MyLVAD, we are constantly looking for new options to help make the lives of our community members easier. We hear a lot of chatter about holsters and vests. While some do a good job of hiding the equipment, others let it all hang out. This month we're featuring a new find, the Undertech Undercover Tank Top, a great new alternative! Read More >