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Living with an S-ICD

Resources for S-ICD patients and family

If you or a loved one is living with an S-ICD or have been diagnosed with increased risk for sudden cardiac arrest, you might be feeling alone or overwhelmed. It’s important to know that you’re not alone. Reaching out to others and getting answers to your questions can be extremely empowering. The resources and tools on this page can help.

Helpful Links and Downloads

Arrythmia Alliance website

Arrhythmia Alliance website

Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, medical groups and allied professionals.

American Heart Association website

Offers information about heart conditions, tips on getting healthy, and helpful resources.


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