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  • 11. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of heart failure and the diagnosis of heart failure. Learn how heart failure is diagnosed.
  • 12. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 13. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 14. Living with Heart Failure Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 15. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 16. Warning Signs of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the most common signs and symptoms of heart failure and explains why they occur and describes how to recognize them.
  • 17. Advanced Heart Failure When heart failure progresses to an advanced stage, difficult decisions must be made. The American Heart Association explains advanced heart failure and shared decision making.
  • 18. Implantable Medical Devices for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the implantable medical devices used for heart failure, such as valve replacement, defibrillator implantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
  • 19. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 20. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-HF Hospitals that participate actively and consistently in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure are eligible for public recognition. It's an opportunity to hone a competitive edge in the marketplace by providing tangible evidence of commitment to quality care.


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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%