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My Health, My Heart: Becoming an Adult with CHD Workshop and Study

The Washington Adult Congenital Heart (WACH) program, part of the Children’s National Heart Institute, will be hosting a half-day workshop where you can learn more about your heart and how to take care of yourself as you grow whether you move into a job, head off to college, or trek around the world! You will have the chance to learn from specialists in adult congenital cardiology, nutrition, and social work, as well as from other young adults with CHD.

Topics include:

  • Understanding your cardiacdiagnosis
  • Managing your medications
  • Heart-healthy living
  • Stress management
  • Spotting symptoms of poor heartfunction
  • Building a support team in newplaces

Come be a part of an interactive learning experience with time to discuss what’s on your mind. Food (breakfast and lunch) will be provided. Meet new friends. Learn to take charge of your healthcare.

Next Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017

Future dates to be determined.

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For more information contact:

  • Ruth Phillippi, MS: 202-476-2728

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