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  • 11. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 12. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 13. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-HF Hospitals that participate actively and consistently in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure are eligible for public recognition. It's an opportunity to hone a competitive edge in the marketplace by providing tangible evidence of commitment to quality care.
  • 14. Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
  • 15. Living with Heart Failure Brochure 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.
  • 16. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 17. Living with Heart Failure and Managing Advanced HF Learn how to live successfully after a heart failure diagnosis, and how to deal with advanced heart failure.
  • 18. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 19. Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure and Knowing Your Options The American Heart Association explains that having advanced heart failure does not mean you have run out of treatment options and shared decision making can help.
  • 20. Medications Used to Treat Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the medications for heart failure patients. Heart failure patients may need multiple medicines as each one treats a different heart failure symptom.

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2013-2014 Expenditures

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  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
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  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%