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Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis
Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
Flu and Pneumonia Prevention
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
Heart Valve Surgery Goals
When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
Options for Heart Valve Replacement
Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.
Meet Robert Epps - Inspired Volunteer Educator
Read Robert's heart valve replacement story about his wake-up call and the gratitude that fuels his life and his mission today.
Commit to be Fit Brochure
Find out about the importance of physical activity in reducing heart disease risk, and how to begin or maintain an activity program. This booklet offers plenty of ideas on starting a physical activity program that will be both healthful and enjoyable.
Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes
The American Heart Association explains the strong correlation between cardiovascular disease, CVD or heart disease and diabetes.
Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.