We have put together important and helpful resources to support you as you receive your heart failure diagnosis, get treatment and go on to live a full and active life.
While the best source of information about heart failure and treatment is your doctor, our resources can help you better understand what having heart failure can involve, and what life after treatment can be like.
Your ICM, ICD or pacemaker is powered by a battery, and it is important for you to know your device’s battery life, as well as how your doctor knows when to replace your device’s battery. Learn about your device battery.
View and print guides and brochures to help you learn more about heart failure treatments and products.
If you have questions about receiving an implanted device or life after your procedure, read through the heart failure FAQs.
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) may disrupt your pacemaker’s or ICD’s function, so find out where EMI comes from and what to do to avoid it. Access our EMI resources.
GETTING A REPLACEMENT DEVICE
Your ICM, ICD or pacemaker is designed to monitor or support your heart’s function for two to 10 years, depending on the device, but there are some common reasons for needing to get a replacement device. Learn about getting a replacement device.
Traveling with your device can be safe when you have a pacemaker or ICD, and you can enjoy time away from home as much as you did before you received your device. Learn what simple but important precautions you need to take into account when traveling.