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"Heart to Heart with Anna" is the longest-running podcast devoted to the congenital heart defect (CHD) community. Our shows feature Survivors, family members, medical professionals and others in the CHD community who wish to share their stories, expertise, and advice. This show is devoted to empowering, educating and enriching the lives of members of the CHD community.

Heart to Heart with Anna Anna Jaworski

    • Medicine
    • 4.3, 3 Ratings

"Heart to Heart with Anna" is the longest-running podcast devoted to the congenital heart defect (CHD) community. Our shows feature Survivors, family members, medical professionals and others in the CHD community who wish to share their stories, expertise, and advice. This show is devoted to empowering, educating and enriching the lives of members of the CHD community.

    Life as a d-TGA Pioneer!

    Life as a d-TGA Pioneer!

    As a d-TGA Heart Warrior, Jeffrey Romine has watched the field of pediatric cardiology evolve and in this episode he talks with Anna about growing up with d-TGA, the quality of life for Heart Warriors, and what the future holds for him.

    • 36 min
    Coronavirus and MIS-C

    Coronavirus and MIS-C

    Lori Irvin, RN, shares with Anna what Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is, how it can affect children who get it, and what we can all do to stay safe during this pandemic.

    • 32 min
    Raising Awareness of Heterotaxy Syndrome

    Raising Awareness of Heterotaxy Syndrome

    Faith Earnest, a 20-year-old heterotaxy syndrome survivor, talks with Anna Jaworski about the complexities of heterotaxy syndrome, growing up with that defect, and how people can find support online if they have that rare, congenital heart defect.

    • 33 min
    Celebrating 60 Years with a Complex Heart

    Celebrating 60 Years with a Complex Heart

    As a 60-year-old double-inlet-left-ventricle Heart Warrior, Kimberly is a pioneer in the realm of congenital heart disease and in this episode of "Heart to Heart with Anna," she shares her story with Anna, a contest she is running, and advice for other aging Heart Warriors.

    • 29 min
    Congenital Heart Defects in a Family

    Congenital Heart Defects in a Family

    Daphne Davis-Patrick is a mother, grandmother, nurse, and an author who shares with Anna her family's cardiac journey in having multiple family members diagnosed with congenital heart defects.

    • 31 min
    Ivemark Syndrome: Yesterday and Today

    Ivemark Syndrome: Yesterday and Today

    Biörn Ivemark is credited with the discovery of Ivemark Syndrome in 1955. According to the National Organisation for Rare Disorders, Ivemark Syndrome is comprised of: 1) an absent or underdeveloped spleen, 2) cardiovascular anomalies and 3) abnormal...

    • 28 min

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