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Living with heart failure, with guests Natasha Zmitrowitz, RN, and Ashley Greiner, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Heart condition means adjusting to the limits of a 'new normal'

Once diagnosed with heart failure, patients must find a "new normal" way of living, adjusting to a condition that affects an estimated 6 1/2 million Americans over the age of 20. Ashley Greiner, who was diagnosed with heart failure seven years ago, tells what living with the disease is like, and Natasha Zmitrowitz, a nurse and coordinator of the Heart Failure Program at Upstate, explains how the disease is detected and treated.