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  • 41. New Orleans Heart Ball New Orleans Heart Ball
  • 42. Changes You Can Make to Manage High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains what you can do to manage high blood pressure, or hypertension.
  • 43. Find High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • 44. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings Use our blood pressure chart to learn what your blood pressure numbers mean. Systolic, diastolic? The American Heart Association helps you understand the various levels of blood pressure and how high blood pressure or hypertension is defined. Also learn about prehypertension, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, and what is a healthy blood pressure.
  • 45. Find a Check. Change. Control.® Program Near You Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.
  • 46. Broward Heart Ball Broward Heart Ball
  • 47. The Facts About High Blood Pressure What is hypertension or high blood pressure? High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, the force of the blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.
  • 48. Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%