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  • 21. Reducing Sodium in the Food Supply Forum AHA recently convened a two-day interactive and collaborative forum for key stakeholders and thought leaders in sodium reduction to discuss the current status and future implications of reducing sodium in the food supply and identify opportunities for stakeholder collaboration. Learn more.
  • 22. Living with Heart Failure Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 23. Shaking the Salt Habit The American Heart Association explains the sources of sodium and how to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet to help lower high blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure.
  • 24. Sea Salt Vs. Table Salt The American Heart Association explains that sea salt has some health benefits ? but won?t lower your sodium content one bit.
  • 25. Healthy Recipes The American Heart Association offers these healthy low-cholesterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes.
  • 26. Low-Sodium Recipes Low-sodium recipes from The American Heart Association.
  • 27. Nutrition Quizzes Nutrition Quizzes
  • 28. Sodium Infographics The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to serious health issues with these infographics.
  • 29. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Sodium The American Heart Association answers the most frequently asked questions about sodium and heart health.
  • 30. Healthy low-choletsterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes Healthy low-choletsterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes from the American Heart Association.


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American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
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American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB