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  • 1. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 2. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia The American Heart Association provides this heart and stroke encyclopedia. Search any term relating to cardiovascular health to learn more.
  • 3. Arrhythmias and Congenital Defects The American Heart Association explains the link between arrhythmias and congenital defects.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Kawasaki Disease: Signs, Symptoms & Diagnosis The symptoms and diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease in children.
  • 6. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed, how high blood pressure is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.
  • 7. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
  • 8. How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
  • 9. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects in adults and children.
  • 10. Heart-Health Screenings The American Heart Association explains the key to preventing cardiovascular disease (heart disease) is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high blood glucose. But how do you know which risk factors you have?


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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%