ARVC Awareness: Mike’s Story

In 2001, Mike’s sister, Jackie, passed away at the age of 31 from undiagnosed ARVC. Mike, his brother, and Jackie’s husband, Adam, formed a support network for affected individuals and their families. Adam is cycling across Canada to raise awareness of ARVC, connect...

ARVC Awareness: Regina’s Story

Can you tell me little bit about your ARVC journey – from your diagnosis to where you are today? I was 34 years old when I started to have symptoms like palpitations and nearly passing out while exercising. I had multiple tests and saw multiple physicians. I was...

ARVC Awareness: Jeff’s Story

Can you tell me a little bit about your ARVC journey – from diagnosis to where you are today? Jeff & his son at a baseball game I was diagnosed with ARVC in May of 2021, but I got my ICD in August of 2017. Given that ARVC is a genetic disease, I guess I had it in...

ARVC: Stories from the Community

Lizzie Name: Lizzie How and when were you diagnosed? I was diagnosed with ARVC in the middle of a career of ultramarathon running at the age of 31. I started to develop shortness of breath and weakness in my legs during my training runs, and not long after that I...

Joelle’s Heart Transplant Journey

When Joelle was 12, she passed out in church – and testing revealed that the culprit was ARVC. And it progressed quickly – a year after diagnosis, at 13, Joelle got an ICD to help regulate the “electrical chaos” in her heart. Joelle had been a competitive figure...