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  • Results 41 - 50 of about 82

  • 41. Work with Your Health Care Team The American Heart Association explains the importance of working with your healthcare team to learn your family history of diabetes, adhere to your treatment plan and be honest about it, monitoring your health numbers and seeing your healthcare provider regularly.
  • 42. Farmer's Market Omelets Brighten up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu with these flavorful omelets, full of fresh vegetables and fragrant basil.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. Pre-diabetes Modifiable Risk Factors Learn the pre-diabetes risk factors that you can change.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Peripheral Artery Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains why and how diabetes increases the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • 47. Why Diabetes Matters The American Heart Association explains how Diabetes can affect many major organs in your body, which can lead many serious complications when left untreated including cardiovascular disease, CVD, or heart disease, including peripheral artery disease, PAD, and stroke, Renal (kidney) disease, Unhealthy cholesterol levels, Metabolic syndrome, Blindness, Nerve disease and Limb amputations.
  • 48. Diabetes What is diabetes? The American Heart Association explains the difference between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, what causes type 2 diabetes, what is your risk for type 2 diabetes, how diabetes is diagnosed, how diabetes is treated, medications for diabetes, how to monitor diabetes and how to prevent diabetes.
  • 49. Janet's Diabetes Story Read Janet's personal diabetes story.
  • 50. 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.


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

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

American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%