DALLAS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From partnering in Facing AFib, featuring soap star Susan Lucci,to enlisting help from global experts, atrial fibrillation stroke awareness is the passion of StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills.
After having a close call with a stroke from atrial fibrillation (afib), Hills
In celebrating a successful Stroke Awareness Month (May), StopAfib.org made the following announcement: "StopAfib.org, a patient advocacy organization for those living with the most common irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation, is very pleased to announce the addition of four top afib experts to our Global Medical Advisory Board," says Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org founder and CEO. "The board is made up of some of the world's foremost electrophysiologists, cardiologists, surgeons, neurologists, epidemiologists, and researchers, who help us to provide the latest information about atrial fibrillation treatments to afib patients and their families."
New members named to the StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board are:
For a complete list of members, see the StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board.
For Stroke Month, StopAfib.org participated in the following to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation and the link to stroke:
StopAfib.org was founded in 2007 to improve the quality of life for those living with atrial fibrillation and to save lives by raising awareness of afib and thus decreasing afib-related strokes. HON Code Certified StopAfib.org is for patients by patients, and is the most visited arrhythmia site.
For more information, visit http://www.StopAfib.org, or contact us at 940-466-9898 or http://www.stopafib.org/contact.cfm
Contact: Mellanie True Hills at 940-466-9898 or http://www.stopafib.org
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