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Meet the Faces of Financial Wellness

By Katie Auchenbach / 2023-01-18
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Meet the Faces of Financial Wellness National Disability Institute (NDI) is excited to announce a new series of video stories about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their individual journeys towards financial health

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Lisa Marie Presley Dies of Cardiac Arrest at Age 54

By hcmbeat / 2023-01-12
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TMZ is reporting that singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis, suffered a cardiac arrest at her home and is now at a local hospital.

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Volunteer Opportunities – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023

By Emma Olson / 2023-01-11
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“A day on, not a day off.”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is often seen as an opportunity to volunteer or

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Damar Hamlin’s Cardiac Arrest Should Move America to Action

By hcmbeat / 2023-01-07
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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) has had a moment in the public eye this week. Damar Hamlin’s misfortune shined a public light on the grim reality that we as HCM patients live with every day: the possibility we could suffer an SCA at any moment without warning.

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Hello World

By Ami / 2023-01-07
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It feels so strange to be writing again… I didn’t plan such a long break either. I wanted to continue writing my monthly round-ups, but it would have just been full of me complaining that we were still struggling financially. And I was trying to make this blog something that it wasn’t. I don’t want …

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Snow and Cold Weather Resources 2022-2023

By Emma Olson / 2022-12-19
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2022-2023 Chicago Snow and Cold Weather Resources

As a person with a disability, do you have specific things you do when cold

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Jardiance for HCM Patients?

By hcmbeat / 2022-12-08
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A recent study found that patients with non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and diabetes showed significant improvements to BNP and diastolic heart function from a class of drug used to lower blood sugar known as a sodium glucose co-transponder 2 inhibitor (SGLT2).  

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HCM Impact on Mental Health

By hcmbeat / 2022-12-03
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A recent study found that HCM is associated with mental health disorders. Mental health is an important issue which should not be overlooked by medical providers treating HCM patients.

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#GivingTuesday – Unity Through Community

By jeremiah / 2022-11-28
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The holiday season is a time of reflection and gratitude. Now more than ever, we are thankful

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Best Buddies Global Ambassador Delaina Parrish

By jeremiah / 2022-11-22
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Delania with Cindy Crawford

Delaina Parrish, pictured here with her brother Jaime Parrish, and Best Buddies

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