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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.
Health Literacy | Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying
The American Heart Association helps you learn what to do if you don't understand what you healthcare provider is telling you.
Understanding Stroke Brochure: Our guide to explaining stroke
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.
Pre-diabetes Modifiable Risk Factors
Learn the pre-diabetes risk factors that you can change.
Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home
The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
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.
Stroke and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a major risk factor for stroke and defines the different types of strokes.
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.
Understand Your Risk of Heart Attack
What is your risk for a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the major risk factors for heart disease and coronary artery disease and steps you can take to reduce your risk.
Understand Your Risk for PAD
The American Heart Association explains the risks of peripheral artery disease or PAD. Age increases the risk of PAD. Other factors include smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol.