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Health Insurance For Heart Transplant

Health Insurance For Heart Transplant

Health insurance and the future of Medicare are in the news and on the table.  For persons considering the possibility of a transplant for any organ but especially the heart, understanding your health insurance choices and mapping out a health insurance strategy are very important considerations. Not only will the transplant recipient want to know exactly […]

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
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The Wait List and Heart Transplant Up Close And Personal

The Wait List and Heart Transplant Up Close And Personal

Today marks the nineteenth month since my heart transplant at Tampa General Hospital.  It also marks the 44th month since I was referred by Dr, Mehmet Oz to the Columbia Presbyterian Heart Transplant Program under the care of the renowned cardiologist Dr. Donna Mancini. At Tampa General my cardiologist is the very qualified and very […]

| June 2, 2011 | 1 Comments
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Hiland’s Heart Transplant Recovery Continues

Hiland’s Heart Transplant Recovery Continues

I took a bus to a place that left me an eleven minute walk to LifeStyles, my fitness center in Tampa.

| February 28, 2011 | 10 Comments
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About Heart Failure

About Heart Failure

Last night I received an e-mail from a young lady.  Don’t laugh, it’s not that unusual. I have lots of daughters and daughter in-laws and two gorgeous granddaughters.  Actually, this was no laughing matter.  The woman said that she had been told by her doctor that she had heart failure and needed a transplant. She […]

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
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April 9, 2010 – Something Goes Awry

April 9, 2010 – Something Goes Awry

There is no good time to be hospitalized.  Generally, weekend nights are the worst times to go to an emergency room.  During my recovery, I have needed to visit the emergency room on three weekend nights.  Those experiences led me to delay my final emergency room visit until a Monday. On weekend nights, the Tampa Bay […]

| January 3, 2011 | 1 Comments
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