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By Adam Pick

Guest Blog: 6 Years After Heart Valve Surgery, Jim is a Track-and-Field Success!

By Adam Pick on November 12, 2019

The favorite part of my work as a patient advocate is connecting with the wonderful patients in our community.

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Skydiver, Bill Legard, Jumps For An Edwards INSPIRIS RESILIA Heart Valve Replacement

By Adam Pick on October 29, 2019

Bill Legard is a very active 59-year old.  He’s a skydiver, a pilot, an entrepreneur and Bill makes parachutes for a living.  On a recent hike in Indonesia, Bill struggled with shortness of breath. His cardiologist diagnosed Bill with severe aortic stenosis, a life-threatening form of heart valve disease.

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Susan & Her INSPIRIS RESILIA Valve Go Viral!

By Adam Pick on August 1, 2019

The support and the encouragement that the patients in our community provide each other is simply amazing!

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Yoga Enthusiast, Jean Frank, Is Our 1st Low-Risk TAVR Patient Success Story!

By Adam Pick on May 16, 2019

With all the great results coming out about the low-risk TAVR clinical trials, I am very excited to share the patient success story of Jean Frank.

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Mava’s Smiling Scar Selfie Inspires 7,300 Facebook Likes!

By Adam Pick on February 16, 2019

Many, many, many thanks to Mava Reif, from Saint Cloud, Florida, for inspiring our community!

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Sara Educates & Inspires 38,443 People About Heart Valve Surgery!

By Adam Pick on January 17, 2019

I need to take a quick minute to thank Sara Colosimo for sharing her journey to a healthy heart with our community!!!  If you have yet to visit Sara’s Heart Valve Journal, now is your chance.

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