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AFib insights: Getting to a Normal Rhythm Patient Seminar

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a serious but treatable heart condition. Some people are symptom-free and other have palpitations, fluttering or a pounding feeling in their chest. Learn about the steps you need to take to manage AFib.   Hear from Zubin Agarwal, M.D., M.P.H. from UF Health Cardiology during…

Heart failure team adopts local families for the holidays

Tequila Wilson was watching the news around Thanksgiving when a story highlighting families in need caught her eye. UF Health Shands Transplant Center’s “Santa committee” went Christmas shopping for 16 local families in need. Wilson, a transplant assistant with the UF Health Shands Transplant Center, recalls a…

UF researchers develop easy tool to predict risk of heart attack, stroke

A new assessment tool can predict users’ 10-year risk of heart attack or stroke with just a few patient-inputted responses, no lab tests required. Developed by University of Florida researchers, the EZ-CVD calculates a person’s risk score based on six questions on sex, age, current smoking status,…

Division Publication Update Sept. 2020

Colleagues, I want to congratulate our faculty members for the multiple publications coming out of the division. See below: Keeley EC, Villanueva M, Chen YE, Gong Y, Handberg EM, Smith SM, Pepine CJ, Cooper-DeHoff RM. Attended vs unattended systolic blood pressure measurement: A randomized comparison in patients with cardiovascular disease. J Clin Hypertens.