Category: Cardiovascular Disease

April 26, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research’s Comments to CMS Regarding Coverage of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

On June 27th, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they are reconsidering the National Coverage…
March 7, 2019

Valve Disease Day Twitter Chat Highlights

On February 22, the Alliance for Aging Research and American Heart Association co-hosted the official National Heart Valve Disease Awareness…
February 27, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: How the Framingham Heart Study Helped Americans Live Longer

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. The Framingham Heart Study, the landmark epidemiological…
February 22, 2019

February 22 Marks Third Annual National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

On Friday, February 22, 65 organizations across the United States will host educational events and lead outreach campaigns focused on…
February 14, 2019

Blog: Former journalist becomes heart disease advocate after her mom’s health scare

Marilyn Serafini, executive director of Heart Valve Voice US With National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day right around the…
February 5, 2019

Blog: Why February is Lindsay’s Favorite Month of the Year

Lindsay Clarke, Vice President of Health Education and Advocacy February has become my favorite month at the Alliance for Aging…
October 24, 2018

Patient Advocacy Groups Urge FDA to Update 2008 Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Guidance

Today, the below patient advocacy groups, including the Alliance for Aging Research, submitted joint comments to the U.S. Food and…
September 27, 2018

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force Leads #TAVRHillDay Efforts

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force, patients, and advocates met with members of Congress and their staff on…
July 24, 2018

Nation’s Top Heart Disease Patient Advocates Create Task Force Aimed at Improving Access, Research, and Awareness on Heart Valve Disease Detection and Treatment

The nation’s leading heart disease patient advocates announced today the launch of the Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force,…