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  • 61. 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.
  • 62. Understand Your Risk for Diabetes Understand your risk for diabetes
  • 63. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 64. Pre-diabetes Non-modifiable Risk Factors Learn what risk factors are inherited and acquired as we advance in age.
  • 65. Harry's Diabetes Story Read or watch Harry's personal diabetes story
  • 66. Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains the strong correlation between cardiovascular disease, CVD or heart disease and diabetes.
  • 67. Living Healthy with Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that being overweight or obese makes it difficult to manage the disease but proper nutrition and regular physical exercise are two powerful weapons against diabetes.
  • 68. Cholesterol Abnormalities & 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.
  • 69. 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.
  • 70. 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.


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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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%