a 501c3 non-profit public benefit organization
One Message: Not Just The Heart, Check Your AORTA Too!
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AORTIC DISSECTION AWARENESS RIBBON
On September 01, 2015, to commemorate September as Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Month, Aortic Warriors launched the first Aortic Dissection Awareness Ribbon via our Facebook page. Numerous supporters across the world changed their profile picture to the Aortic Dissection Awareness Ribbon just during the month of September to bring awareness of this Silent Killer. "To stop the Silent Killer, we must NOT be silent." The color burgundy was chosen as a way to distinguish from a heart condition; although close to the heart, it is distinct from the heart. Many have lost their lives due to misdiagnosis of a heart condition and a normal EKG. The tribal design symbolizes family, and the sense of being a warrior, not just a survivor. Anyone and everyone who joins our mission to get the word out is considered an Aortic Warrior. We fight to get the word out. We support those in need. We pave the road where no one else has gone. Please order your Aortic Dissection Awareness Ribbon decal via our SHOP link.
START SOMETHING 2017!!!
Join Aortic Warriors as we set out to change the world, SECOND YEAR IN A ROW! September is Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Awareness Month! On September 9, 2017, at 10:00AM of respective time zones, teams across the world will take a 5K Walk while creating community awareness of Aortic Dissection. Visit AorticWarriorsWalk.org and register as a Team Leader or Team Participant for your community. This is our second annual, world event of 5K walk that's specifically designed to collectively bring world's awareness of AORTA! Come Walk With Us to create world-wide Aortic Awareness on September 9, 2017! If you cannot walk with us, please DONATE to your select team! Thank you!
Aortic Warriors at Adler Paddler 2017
Aortic Warriors participated at the Adler Padder 2017 held in Long Beach, California. Aortic Warriors was mentioned in the The Grunion - Long Beach's Favorite Community News Source on March 16, 2017 as an additional contact point for more information regarding aortic rupture and aortic dissection.
Read the article here!