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  • 21. Peach Melba Parfait Our lightened version of Peach Melba features fat-free vanilla yogurt that is pureed with fresh raspberries, layered with peaches, and topped with more raspberries.
  • 22. Individual Three-Cheese and Vegetable Quiches These veggie-studded crustless quiches are easy to make and reheat well.
  • 23. Farmer's Market Omelets Brighten up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu with these flavorful omelets, full of fresh vegetables and fragrant basil.
  • 24. Pre-diabetes Modifiable Risk Factors Learn the pre-diabetes risk factors that you can change.
  • 25. Complications to Avoid with Pre-diabetes Learn the problems you can avoid by lowering your risks while you are still in the pre-diabetes stage.
  • 26. Peripheral Artery Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains why and how diabetes increases the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • 27. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 28. About Diabetes The American Heart Association explains Diabetes, types 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance and how diabetes develops.
  • 29. Pre-diabetes Non-modifiable Risk Factors Learn what risk factors are inherited and acquired as we advance in age.
  • 30. Diabetes Medications The American Heart Association explains that a diabetes treatment plan may include insulin, oral diabetes medication or a combination approach.


Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%