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"Welcome! My name is Myra Robin and I am a WomenHeart Champion and the Mid South District Community Leader for WomenHeart Support Networks in New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Louisiana. In 2009, I suffered a massive heart attack that left my heart with permanent, irreversible damage.  I have since been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Atrial Fibrillation and Left Ventricular Dysfunction. 
I live in the heart of south Louisiana and am a Cajun gal!  I love to cook authentic, old fashioned Cajun dishes.  I’ve learned to modify the dishes in order to be more heart healthy while keeping that true “Cajun” taste.  I am married and have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren.  I am a twin, my daughter has twins and my grandparents had 2 sets of twins!  In my spare time, I love to paint wine glasses.
Being a WomenHeart Champion has allowed me to pursue a passion that lies within me and that is to encourage other women living with heart disease so they can live a productive and positive life. I am committed to delivering the message, 'Do not let heart disease dictate who you are, nor who you can become!' ” 

WomenHeart Champions are working across the country to educate women about heart disease. Explore the links below to learn more about the WomenHeart resources available to support women living with heart disease and to help all women stay heart-healthy! 

Support Networks in New Mexico 
Led by trained patient volunteers, WomenHeart’s local support groups meet monthly to provide women living with heart disease critical peer-to-peer support, information and encouragement. Please note, the majority of our support network meetings are conducted in English. Contact a WomenHeart Support Network Coordinator for details on the next scheduled meeting today!

  • There are currently no WomenHeart Support networks in New Mexico. If you would like to start a support group in New Mexico, contact us here.

Support
Learn more about how WomenHeart Champions are working around the country to help women heart disease survivors live healthier lives.

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Interested in advocating for women and heart disease? Review our advocacy initiatives and help us take action to improve heart health care for women!

Education
WomenHeart Champions are the "boots on the ground" in communities across the nation. These highly trained volunteers are available to speak about their heart disease journey as well as share important heart-health information. Find out how to request a WomenHeart Champion to speak at your next community event!

 

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