condition: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Cole’s Story

During a routine sports physical in June 2016, Cole’s doctor heard a heart murmur and immediately referred him to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Cole was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a disease where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick, making it difficult for the heart to pump blood. For active 12-year-old Cole who played all sports, […]

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Kyle’s Story

What started out as a fun day with his brother, Collin, and some friends, while visiting his father for the weekend back on January 3, 2015, turned out to be a frightening and life-altering day.  Kyle and his brother were at a YMCA with friends playing basketball when suddenly Kyle collapsed. He was later taken […]

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