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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Janet's Diabetes Story Read Janet's personal diabetes story.
  • 53. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Diabetes 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.
  • 54. About Diabetes The American Heart Association explains Diabetes, types 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance and how diabetes develops.
  • 55. Kidney Disease & Diabetes 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.
  • 56. Healthy Heart Quizzes The American Heart Association offers these heart-health quizzes to test your knowledge of heart attack, sodium, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical activity, medication, fats, cholesterol.
  • 57. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 58. Diabetes Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from real diabetes patients. Learn how they started making healthier choices.
  • 59. Pre-diabetes Studies show that for most people, diabetes is preventable - even in those with pre-diabetes. Learn more.
  • 60. Understand Your Risk for Diabetes Understand your risk for diabetes


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  • 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%