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Prevention and Treatment for Pre-diabetes
Learn ways to lower your blood sugar other than taking medication.
Meditation and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
Holter Monitor Diary
While you're being monitored by a Holter monitor, it's important to keep an accurate diary of your activities and symptoms during the test.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Angina Log
The American Heart Association offers this angina log (or record) to record your angina symptoms helping to show what angina is like for you and how your angina pattern changes over time. The log helps your doctor regulate your medicines and decide on future treatments.
Staying Fit With Chronic Pain
The American Heart Association explains protecting your heart health can seem overwhelming if you also battle chronic pain. Learn these tips on how to balance the two.
Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
Life's Simple 7 for Kids
The American Heart Association offers these great tips on keeping your kids heart healthy with Life's Simple 7.
Prevention and Treatment of PAD
The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
Prevention Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)
How do you prevent atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the best strategies for preventing afib, how to reduce your risk of complications associated with atrial fibrillation and how to to prevent or reduce your risk for stroke.