American Heart Association
understanding and controlling your high blood pressure
An excellent tool for heart-healthy dining! This brochure provides ordering ideas for the following food categories: Cajun, Chinese, Family Style, Fast Food, French, Greek/Middle Eastern, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Steakhouse, Thai, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, and more.
This brochure provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke. It covers effects on circulation, cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, and peripheral vascular disease. Additionally, it addresses concerns related to teen smoking, and smoking while taking birth-control pills.
This risk-assessment guide will help everyone who reads it learn where to focus their efforts in reducing their risk of stroke. An excellent tool for increasing awareness of risk factors.
This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
Este folleto facil de leer explica las senales de aviso de un ataque al corazon. Incluye indicaciones claras que explican como responder si los sintomas se presentan, incluyendo el paso mas importante de todos: llame al 911.
American Heart Association News Feed - Sun, 02/03/2013 - 11:00pm
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk for Congenital Heart Defects by explaining some of the known and unknown causes.
American Heart Association News Feed - Thu, 01/31/2013 - 11:00pm
The American Heart Association answers your questions about managing diabetes.
The American Heart Association helps you understand the risk factors for excessive blood clotting, also called hypercoagulation.
The American Heart Association explains the critical health numbers that someone with diabetes should know including blood sugar, blood cholesterol and body weight as well as the tools to track your numbers.
The American Heart Association explains prevention and treatments for excessive blood clotting or hypercoagulation.
The American Heart Association explains the symptoms and diagnosis of excessive blood clotting, also called hypercoagulation.
The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don’t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
The American Heart Association offers these tips to living a healthy lifestyle, knowing your critical health numbers and working with your healthcare team if you have been diagnosed with diabetes.
The American Heart Association explains how to prevent diabetes and how to treat diabetes including lifestyle changes and working with your healthcare team.
The American Heart Association explains the tests to determine heart disease in diabetes patients including Electrocardiogram, EKG, ECG, Echocardiogram, echo, Exercise stress test, treadmill test, exercise test, Thallium stress test and Coronary angiogram.
The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of type 2 diabetes, how to diagnose diabetes, tests for prediabetes including Fasting Plasma Glucose Test, FPG, Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, OGTT and the tests for monitoring diabetes, such as HbA1c, A1c or glycosylated hemoglobin test.
Understand your risk for diabetes
The American Heart Association explains that people with diabetes are more prone to having unhealthy cholesterol levels, which contributes to cardiovascular disease or heart disease.
The American Heart Association explains that one of the more common long-term complications of diabetes is diabetic renal disease ("renal" refers to the kidneys), also known as diabetic nephropathy.