Heart failure is the most rapidly rising cardiovascular disease in Canada, according to the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research. There are approximately one million Canadians living with heart failure. There’s a common misconception that those most likely to have heart failure are older. When in reality, heart failure affects people at every stage of
Jamie Barber experienced a childhood that most children don’t. He was diagnosed withlymphoma at two years old and received chemotherapy until he was six. Doctors knewthat the amount of chemo he had would damage his heart, and it did. It left him withdilated cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle that affects the chambers
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