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  • 21. Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making The American Heart Association explains some of the barriers to shared decision making for advanced heart failure and solutions to overcome them.
  • 22. Help For Heart Failure Caregivers Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.
  • 23. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 24. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 25. Treatment Options for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains what can be done to treat heart failure whether by medication, lifestyle changes or surgery.
  • 26. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 27. Heart Failure Tools & Resources The American Heart Association offers these tools and resources to help you manage your heart failure.
  • 28. Causes of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the causes for heart failure and conditions that can lead to it.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.


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