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I'm Aware That I'm Rare: the phaware® podcast

A new podcast series devoted to raising global pulmonary hypertension awareness with dynamic stories from PH patients, caregivers and medical professionals from around the world. New Episodes every Monday & Thursday!

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Stacey Barta - phaware® interview 233

Mar 29, 2019

Pulmonary hypertension patient, Stacey Barta discusses how she refused to give up on being a preschool teacher after being put on disability following her diagnosis and why early diagnosis and PH awareness is critical for medical professionals.

My name is Stacey Barta, and I'm a pulmonary hypertension patient.

In 2004,...


Mar 28, 2019

Pulmonary hypertension patient, Stacey Barta discusses how she refused to give up on being a preschool teacher after being put on disability following her diagnosis and why early diagnosis and PH awareness is critical for medical professionals.

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Sarah Brackett - phaware® interview 232

Mar 26, 2019

Pulmonary hypertension patient Sarah Brackett discusses her devastating road to diagnosis, busting CTEPH through surgery and the importance of educating medical professions in rural areas to raise rare disease awareness.

My name is Sarah Brackett. I live in Manassas, Virginia. In my life, as far back as 1985, I've had...


Mar 25, 2019

In this episode, pulmonary hypertension patient Sarah Brackett discusses her devastating road to diagnosis, busting CTEPH through surgery and the importance of educating medical professions in rural areas to raise rare disease awareness.

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Joellen Brown - phaware® interview 231

Mar 22, 2019

Pulmonary hypertension patient Joellen Brown discusses being born with a hole in her heart in 1956 that developed into a PH diagnosis in 2009 and the importance of support groups and PH research.

My name is Joellen Brown, and I am a pulmonary hypertension patient.

I am from Columbus, Ohio. I was diagnosed with PH 2009,...