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Post by freckles1880 » July 7th, 2013, 7:10 am

sjwright wrote:I was diagnosed two weeks ago and got ICD ten days ago. I have driven a big rig for 20 years. I am 49 years old and have lost my career. Have you been working the past two years? Any guidance is appreciated.
howdywelcome :armdown: For a while yet. As Eric mentioned in the other post, please do ask anything of us you want to know about your ICD. We have several truckers (or former truckers) on here. Seems like trucking might be dangerous to your heart. Even though you can't drive a big rig there are many things related you can do.


Medtronic-Visia AF implanted 7-8-2016 stayed with the with 6947 Sprint Quattro Secure lead. Original ICD implant 2-4-2009. ICD turned off 10-6-17 as stage 4 lung cancer taking over.
Major heart attack, carcinogenic shock and quad bypass 10-13-08 post myocardial infarction, old inferior MI complicated by shock and CHF, combined, Atherosclerosis, abdominal aortic Aneurysm, Seroma 7 cm, left leg. Stent in the left main vein 10-7-2014

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