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Congrats to the American Heart Association for Saving 1.7 Million Lives!!!

By Adam Pick on November 22, 2017

There is one statistic about heart disease that makes me very uncomfortable and very sad. Here it is…  Heart disease is responsible for 1 out of 3 deaths among women. Imagine that? Shocking, right?

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The Pick Family Expands… By Four Feet!!!

By Adam Pick on November 22, 2017

I have some great and fun news to share with our community!  The Pick family has expanded by four feet.  That’s right.  I am happy to introduce you to Bodie Pick, our new 16-week old puppy.  He also goes by “BoBo”, “Bear” and “Bodiferous”.

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Thanks For The 99% Recommendation Rating!

By Adam Pick on October 24, 2017

I wanted to take a moment to thank the patients and the caregivers who recently completed our online survey about HeartValveSurgery.com.  I really appreciate you taking the time to provide your honest feedback about the things I’m doing to educate and to empower the people in our community.

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Website Update: New Security Features Go Live!

By Adam Pick on October 14, 2017

I get lots of excellent questions about heart valve disease from our patient community. And, I do my best to answer those questions to help educate and empower people just like you.

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Ask Adam Anything LIVE at the Heart Valve Summit!!!

By Adam Pick on October 4, 2017

If you have questions about heart valve disease and treatment… Let me get the answers for you from the world’s leading cardiologists and surgeons!!!

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We’re #3 On FeedSpot’s Top Heart Blogs!

By Adam Pick on October 1, 2017

This is completely unexpected!  I just learned that HeartValveSurgery.com ranks #3 in FeedSpot’s Top Heart Blogs for 2017. What an honor!

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Facebook Live Event: Let’s Talk About Heart Valve Disease!

By Adam Pick on August 10, 2017

I love patient education! I also really love real-time patient education!

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With 7,200 New Likes in 72 Hours, Our Facebook Page Grows To 260,000 Members!

By Adam Pick on August 10, 2017

Thanks to you… I’m happy to share that the HeartValveSurgery.com Facebook Page just reached 260,000 members!

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Thanks For Your Condolences & Your Prayers For My Dad, Jerry Pick

By Adam Pick on August 2, 2017

On Friday… I lost a hero, a great friend and my dad at the same time.

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What Should Patients Know About Clinical Trials?

By Adam Pick on May 16, 2017

With all the new heart valve technologies being developed, I’m getting great questions about clinical trials. That said, I just came across a new educational video released by the Alliance for Aging Research that reveals many interesting facts about clinical trials — from the patient perspective.

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1st Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Starts Now!!!

By Adam Pick on February 22, 2017

Did you know that only 60% of people have heard of heart valve disease?

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Top 10 Heart Valve Stories of 2016!

By Adam Pick on December 31, 2016

Yay!!! 2016 was another AMAZING year for our community!!!

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Free eBook: What are the Latest Advances in Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy?

By Adam Pick on November 16, 2016

Great news! Our webinar, “Advances in Transcatheter Heart Valve Surgery”, was amazing! During this online event, over 150 patients connected live with Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Davidson, Dr. Malaisrie and me.  

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CDC Update: What Should You Know About Heater Cooler Machines, Infections & Heart Surgery?

By Adam Pick on November 8, 2016

In case you missed it… There was a very important CDC update recently that addressed a potential link between heater cooler machines and infections for heart surgery patients. My goal with this post is not to alarm you. Instead, with the help of Dr. Raymond Singer and the CDC, I want to educate you about this development.

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So Sorry! Please Accept An Instant 35% Discount On My Book!

By Adam Pick on July 21, 2016

I am so sorry that we ran out of paperback copies of my book, The Patient’s Guide To Heart Valve Surgery, last month. I know many of you were disappointed by the sell-out.

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Which 8 Numbers Lower Heart Disease Risk Factors?

By Adam Pick on February 19, 2016

Ready to learn 8 important numbers that lower risk factors for heart disease? If so, check out this awesome new infographic from Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular to celebrate Heart Month!

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Launching Now: Smiling Scar Selfie Team App!!!

By Adam Pick on February 12, 2016

Have you noticed something? The patients in our community have been posting wonderful Selfies after their surgeries. Actually, they’re not just smiling… They’re also showing off their scars as a badge of courage. It’s beyond inspirational for our community and for future patients. However, there was no “home” for these selfies. 🙁

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Top 10 Heart Valve Stories of 2015!

By Adam Pick on December 31, 2015

2015 was another amazing year for our community!

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