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  • 41. Complications to Avoid with Pre-diabetes Learn the problems you can avoid by lowering your risks while you are still in the pre-diabetes stage.
  • 42. Peripheral Artery Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains why and how diabetes increases the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • 43. Why Diabetes Matters The American Heart Association explains how Diabetes can affect many major organs in your body, which can lead many serious complications when left untreated including cardiovascular disease, CVD, or heart disease, including peripheral artery disease, PAD, and stroke, Renal (kidney) disease, Unhealthy cholesterol levels, Metabolic syndrome, Blindness, Nerve disease and Limb amputations.
  • 44. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 45. About Diabetes The American Heart Association explains Diabetes, types 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance and how diabetes develops.
  • 46. Kidney Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that one of the more common long-term complications of diabetes is diabetic renal disease ("renal" refers to the kidneys), also known as diabetic nephropathy.
  • 47. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 48. Understand Your Risk for Diabetes Understand your risk for diabetes
  • 49. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Diabetes The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of type 2 diabetes, how to diagnose diabetes, tests for prediabetes including Fasting Plasma Glucose Test, FPG, Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, OGTT and the tests for monitoring diabetes, such as HbA1c, A1c or glycosylated hemoglobin test.
  • 50. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.

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  • 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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%