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Controlling Your Risk Factors Brochure (Spanish/English)
Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke with this complete, easy-to-read resource based on new prevention guidelines. Identifies risk factors that cannot be controlled and provides guidance for managing those that can: cholesterol, physical inactivity, blood pressure, smoking, obesity, diabetes. Also emphasizes four key numbers for patients to know to treat their risk: total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and BMI. It encourages patients to discuss their risk with their healthcare providers to determine the best treatment options.
Your Heart and Anticoagulants Brochure
This booklet gives an overview of the benefits of anticoagulant drug therapy, providing appropriate precautions for patients. Includes a medication tracking chart.
Your Heart Valve Surgery Brochure
This brochure give patients a helpful overview of heart valve surgery so they can understand and discuss options with their healthcare provider. Explains how heart valves work, disorders, repairs (TAVR, Ross Procedure) and mechanical and biological replacement options. Also describes pre- and post-op procedures, in-hospital and at-home recovery, living with a new heart valve, and more.
After Your Heart Attack Brochure: Our guide to help you recover
This brochure answers the myriad questions patients have after a heart attack. It provides an overview of why heart attacks occur, and the lasting physical effects. Also includes sections on returning to work, depression, family members? emotions, and reducing risk factors to prevent recurrent events.
Understanding Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English)
This brochure provides a clear, concise overview of stroke, including major breakthroughs in treatment. It includes simple definitions of each risk factor and indicates which ones can and cannot be changed. It also gives patients and caregivers easy-to-remember steps to help them recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
Warning Signs of Stroke Brochure - Spanish Edition
This easy-read brochure provides basic information about stroke warning signs and what do if any of them occur. Written at a lower reading level (4th grade) to better address underserved populations, the brochure also introduces F.A.S.T. (Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911) as an easy way to identify symptoms and take fast action.
Are You at Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke? (Brochure)
A quick, convenient way to assess your risk of heart attack or stroke. It helps readers determine where to focus their efforts to reduce their risk.
Heart-Healthy Recipes for People with Diabetes Booklet
Healthy eating is key to managing diabetes, heart disease and stroke. This 52-page recipe booklet contains a collection of 37 delicious recipes to help people with diabetes establish an eating plan.
Controlling Your Risk Factors Brochure: Our guide to reducing your risk
This brochure defines each of the risk factors leading to heart attack or stroke and clearly explains American Heart Association recommendations.
Life's Simple 7 Brochure
A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"