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  • 21. What is childhood obesity? The American Heart Association explains that among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren?t seen until adulthood. Learn what AHA is doing to help and what you can do too.
  • 22. Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart Today 1 in 3 American children and teens are overweight or obese. Kids Cook With Heart / Teens Cook With Heart aims to change that.
  • 23. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to lose weight with some simply steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 24. Metabolic Syndrome What is metabolic Syndrome? The American Heart Association explains what metabolic syndrome is, what your risk of metabolic syndrome is, the symptoms of metabolic syndrome, the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, the treatment of metabolic syndrome and how metabolic syndrome can be prevented.
  • 25. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 26. About Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that occurs when a person has three or more of the following measurements.
  • 27. Your Risk for Metabolic Syndrome Some people are genetically prone to develop insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome. Learn more about metabolic syndrome.
  • 28. Is Childhood Obesity an Issue in Your Home? Did you know that one-third of all American children are overweight and 17 percent are obese? And the number of overweight adolescents has doubled over the past three decades? What about your child? The American Heart Association offers these steps and help your kids avoid our nation?s unhealthy trend.
  • 29. Prevention and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome Learn how to prevent metabolic syndrome with lifestyle changes.
  • 30. Symptoms and Diagnosis of Metabolic Syndrome Learn how metabolic syndrome is diagnosed.

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2015-2016 Expenditures

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  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%