While cardiac sarcoidosis is diagnosed in around 2-5% of sarcoidosis patients in the United States, recent studies are causing some experts to estimate that the number may be as high as 20-30% of sarcoidosis patients in the U.S. Read about two patient’s experiences with cardiac sarc and heart transplants!
Tag: Cardiac Sarcoidosis
In 2019 the Clinical Studies Network (CSN) will conduct a study focused on cardiac sarcoidosis at all 12 of our sites.
Cardiac sarcoidosis is diagnosed in 2-5% of patients with systemic sarcoidosis. However, some reports are showing that the incidence of cardiac sarcoidosis in the US may be as high as 20-30% in sarcoidosis patients.
For the patients who go undiagnosed, the repercussions can sometimes be fatal. Wendy Ullmer, a 36-year-old from Wisconsin was unfortunately one of those cases, leaving her husband and their four young boys devastated by her loss. Read her story and learn the signs and symptoms that indicate you should talk to you doctor about screening for cardiac involvement.
Developing healthy eating habits while dealing with sarcoidosis can be hard. Here are some diet tips to help keep your heart and lungs healthy.