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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft: My Second Decade as Athlete With Stent, and Still Having Fun!

Here's my spare Cook Zenith Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Stent Graft - Thank You Cook Medical, for everything. Well, here we go, training for the Florida Ironman, November 7th., 2021. It'll be really tough with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). But what's a little pain versus amputation or sitting in a wheel chair all day? Yes! Exercise is helping to keep my vascular diseases at bay, combined with a largely ... Read more

ONLINE SURVEY: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Foot Symptoms?

Please consider filling out this survey. It could save people's lives. You have to use a desktop, not phone here OR Go to this Facebook page and scroll down on your phone. Create your own user feedback survey All help much appreciated, kev aka FitOldDog   ... Read more

Feet On Fire: Symptom Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

Feet on Fire Saved My Life In An Ironman, in 2010 Another Case, Finally And another four today! Rocio, Frances, Mary, Kevin Comment by Kevin (Not FitOldDog): I went through that before I had surgery. Doctors just blew it off. I'd walk barefoot in the snow or soak in a bucket of ice water. Mayo Clinic - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Symptoms Abdominal aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually ... Read more

Listen To Your Feet: My Feet And Ironman Saved My Life From An Aortic Aneurysm In 2010

Just imagine if I hadn't listened to my feet in 2010  If I'd gone to a doctor to solve my running foot pain! Instead of deciding to listen to my feet. And work it out for myself. Then I needed a doctor! Imaginary scenario concerning heading home from the doctor to be dead. Unless the doctor is an aortic surgeon in their spare time. Even then?? FitOldDog: Doc, I was in this Ironman race, and I was at ... Read more

Thank You Facebook For The Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Awareness Page

It's not just election meddling. Or pictures of cats! Cat agrees. "Now let me sleep!" Dear Facebook, Thank you Facebook, for providing the ability for us to create villages. Disease and other concern-specific villages. They really help people get their feet back on the ground after a major crisis. Medical professionals save our lives, which we appreciate very much. But we have to learn how to live with the ... Read more

Three ‘A’s, Five ‘Y’s, Mechanisms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, And Thanks Bill Cook!

As a Pathologist, "FitOldDog wonders!" The work of Bill Cook and colleagues led to the magic of Rupert, my Cook Zenith Stent Graft.  What are the underlying mechanisms of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? I can't solve this one with a coat hanger! You'll Need A Team To Work It Out! The five whys. A great approach to problem solving. Why me? Forget it Morgan, and grow up. You're damn lucky to be ... Read more

Aging Awareness Day And The Life Of An Ironman Triathlete With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

I'm aware of aging every day! Aging awareness day made me smile. We face aging everyday. Ironman saved my aging and keeps me going. Thank goodness I'm back in training. Wonderful 75th birthday party behind me.  US National Aging Awareness Day is on September 18th. Had no idea! 2017, a tough year, with two major surgeries and pneumonia. However! Once you've worked out what to do, DO IT! This thought ... Read more

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Repaired And Back To Ironman Training

Stent Repaired Back on the bike, with more than traffic to deal with! Another Opportunity To Change The Way I Move, To cope with aging and Ironman with stent! Gave my first talk on that book a couple of days ago! Abdominal aortic aneurysm stent graft repair was a success! Found out today! Thanks UNC Endovascular! Following my left common iliac stent repair, at UNC CH, by a great endovascular team, I ... Read more

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