Nicole Ficarra

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So far Nicole Ficarra has created 21 blog entries.

The TRUTH and the Avery Biomedical Diaphragm Pacemaker!

Hey everyone! This week, Nicole’s corner is going to be a little different. I just got back from the Chest conference in Toronto, Canada and you would not believe the rumors, myths and outright lies about the Avery Diaphragm Pacemaker. For some reason, people have been told that the Avery Pacer “burns-out” the phrenic nerve.... Read More

Fall Fun with the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hello Everyone, Happy Monday! This week’s topic is My First Festival of the Fall. It was a perfect day for a festival…the weather was gorgeous! This weekend, I went to the Long Island Family Festival at Tanner Park at Copiague, Long Island, New York. There was so much to do at this one festival. There... Read More

Welcoming Fall with the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hi everyone! Nicole's corner is back! I am saying goodbye to summer 2017 and hello to fall! This summer was filled with concerts and trips, but now the fall brings fall festivals and pumpkin picking. I am looking forward to getting out on the weekends and enjoying the fall air and fun fall activities. I... Read More

Attending Medical School With The Avery Diaphragm Pacer

In 2011, Cassandra started having several cases of pneumonia which led to a diagnosis of hypersensitive pneumonitis. Even though the doctors aren’t 100% sure of what Cassandra had, they referred to it as Acquired Central Hyperventilation Syndrome. Cassandra was sent to Uppsala Sweden because the doctors there are very experienced in treating those with diaphragm... Read More

Beach Going With The Pacer!

Happy Monday everyone!!! So far, this summer has been amazing! Hope you all are enjoying your summer as well. :) One of the best things about summer is going to the beach. This summer I went to Long Beach for the first time! I went with one of my closest friends and even though the... Read More