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Heart Failure Information

Heart Failure Society of America
Information about heart failure, including education modules on topics such as "Taking Control of Your Heart Failure" and "How to Follow a Low-Sodium Diet."

American Heart Association – Heart Failure
The AHA’s main heart failure index page; basic information on treating and living with heart failure, including downloadable pamphlets.

Cleveland Clinic - What is Heart Failure
Basic information on heart failure from the Cleveland Clinic.

Heart Failure Matters
Practical heart failure information for patients, families, and caregivers from the European Society of Cardiology.

Medline Plus: Heart Failure
The National Institutes of Health site on heart failure, with links to an interactive tutorial and other useful information.

CDC Heart Failure Fact Sheet
Includes statistics on how common heart failure is in the US by age.

Support Groups & Advocacy

WomenHeart, the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, offers information and resources for women living with heart disease, including information on diagnosis and treatment, a national listing of women’s heart centers, research studies, and a bookstore.

Mended Hearts
Offers services to heart patients through visiting programs, support group meetings and educational forums (for an annual membership fee).

Daily Strength
Small online heart failure discussion forum.

Healthcare Information

American Medical Association – Find a Doctor

Find & Compare Hospitals – HHS.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov – Heart Failure studies currently recruiting patients

Find an Accredited Echocardiography Laboratory

Medicare & Medicaid Approved Facilities for Ventricular Assist Devices

See Links to Women's Heart Disease Info for more useful resources.

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