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  • 41. Baked Apple Frittata This custardy creation from the American Heart Association's diabetes-friendly recipe collection, brimming with apples and cinnamon, will fill your kitchen with a tantalizing aroma.
  • 42. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
  • 43. Diabetes Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from real diabetes patients. Learn how they started making healthier choices.
  • 44. Understand Your Risk for Diabetes Understand your risk for diabetes
  • 45. Week 2: Finding Your Strengths, Stretching Your Limits Week 2 of the Reach Your Goals guide.
  • 46. Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English) La diabetes aumenta sustancialmente el riesgo de sufrir un ataque al corazon o ataque al cerebro. Este folleto explica por que la diabetes es un factor de riesgo, y como se puede manejarla.
  • 47. Answers from the Experts: Diabetes Management The American Heart Association answers your questions about managing diabetes.
  • 48. Diabetes Quiz Test your knowledge about diabetes with The American Heart Association's Diabetes Knowledge Quiz.
  • 49. Causes of High Cholesterol High cholesterol can be inherited (familial hypercholesterolemia) or the result of poor lifestyle choices. Learn what you can do today.
  • 50. Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains the strong correlation between cardiovascular disease, CVD or heart disease and diabetes.


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%