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What is the Impact of Heart Failure?
Heart failure is a disease of epidemic proportions. Approximately 4.6 million Americans are currently living with heart failure. It is estimated that 450,000 cases will be diagnosed this year alone.
Although 4.6 million Americans suffer from heart failure only $28.7 million is committed in research dollars annually. In comparison lung cancer research, which affects 390,000 Americans, receives $132 million annually.