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  • 21. 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.
  • 22. Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Lobby Day This coalition is working to reduce childhood obesity in Minnesota.
  • 23. Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting The American Heart Association helps you understand the risk factors for excessive blood clotting, also called hypercoagulation.
  • 24. 5 Steps to Lose Weight The American Heart Association helps you take action and take steps to eat better and lose weight.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. About Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that occurs when a person has three or more of the following measurements.

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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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%