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Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish)
A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life CheckŪ assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
Sex and Heart Disease Brochure
This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
About Your Bypass Surgery Brochure
This brochure offers bypass patients information and reassurance, explaining in positive terms why surgery is performed and how it works. It takes a careful look at pre-op procedures, the healing process, home recovery, and how exercise will help patients regain strength.
Shaking Your Salt Habit Brochure: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure
This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.
High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure
This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
Living with Disability After Stroke Brochure
Enhanced with relevant information from Stroke Connection Magazine, this booklet helps stroke survivors and caregivers with activities of daily living such as personal care, bathing, eating, dressing, and toileting. Also includes home and transfer safety information as well as suggestions for keeping active and physical rehabilitation.
Understanding Stroke Brochure: Are You at Risk?
This brochure provides a concise overview to help people understand the types of stroke and identify risk factors, especially those that pertain to them. Patients learn which risk factors can be treated, modified or controlled and which cannot. Key points are provided to help people recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
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.