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by Mommy2LiamsHeart
June 6th, 2009, 3:24 am
Forum: Moms, Dads & Kids
Topic: Getting ready for genetic testing/ Baby may need an ICD
Replies: 7
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Getting ready for genetic testing/ Baby may need an ICD

I had my first implant when I was 17yrs old. I am now the proud mommy of a 7 month old blessing who may carry the gene for HCM aswell. If Liam carries the gene, we have been told that he will need an ICD by age 2 for preventative measures. Has anyone else had to deal with a child receiving an ICD so...
by Mommy2LiamsHeart
June 6th, 2009, 2:50 am
Forum: Main Forum 2019
Topic: .·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.INTRODUCTION THREAD.·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.
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Re: .·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.INTRODUCTION THREAD.·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.

Hi there, My name is Christian, I am 24yrs old and received my first ICD when I was 17. I was diagnosed with HCM when I was 15 after my heart stopped in the middle of a swim meet. Everday I prove the medical community wrong because I was told I wouldn't live to graduate from high school. I really pr...