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Heart and Vascular Resources

Here you will find resources on heart and vascular conditions. These resources will help keep you informed on the best practices to treat and manage your patients’ care. Included are materials that can be shared with your patients and their families as a valuable tool to help answer some of their questions on heart and vascular conditions.

You can also find the publications on our publications catalog site.

Cholesterol
Community Education Outreach
High Blood Pressure

Obesity
Other Heart & Vascular Diseases
Peripheral Arterial Disease

Cholesterol

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

ACC/AHA/NHLBI Clinical Advisory on the Use and Safety of Statins Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Final Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Physician’s Executive Summary Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Physician’s Quick Desk Reference Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Update 2004: Implications of Recent Clinical Trials Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
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Community Education Outreach

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Publications/Fact Sheets

African Americans

Cardiovascular Health: Small Group Discussions in Baltimore City Public Housing - Consumer Assessment for Community-Based Outreach and Education Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Mobilizing African American Communities to Address Disparities in Cardiovascular Health: The Baltimore City CV Health Partnership Strategy Development Workshop Summary Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
NHLBI Stroke Belt Initiaitve Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Public Health in Public Housing: Improving Health, Changing Lives Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Working With Religious Congregations: A Guide for Health Professionals Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

African Americans - With Every Heartbeat is Life

A Community Health Worker’s Manual for African Americans Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Picture Cards Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Asian Americans / Pacific Islanders

Cardiovascular Risk in the Cambodian Community: Formative Research from Lowell, Massachusetts Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community: Formative Research from Dale City and San Francisco, California Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Cardiovascular Risk in the Vietnamese Community: Formative Research from Houston, Texas Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family Picture Cards for Community Health Workers/Puso Mo, Buhay Mo - Mga Larawan Para sa mga Manggagawa sa Pangkalusugang Pampamayanan Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker’s Manual for the Filipino Community Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Your Health is Golden! Heart Health Promotion Activities for Vietnamese Communities Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Children / Parents / Teachers

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children Activity and Nutrition) Materials - Energize Our Community: Toolkit for Action Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Latinos

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children Activity and Nutrition) Parents Handbook/¡Nosotros Podemos! Familias Encontrando el Balance: Manual para Padres (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Real Women Wear Red Poster/Al corazón no le importa como te vistes (bilingual English, Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Latinos - Salud Para Su Corazón

Lay Health Educator’s Manual Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Lay Worker Manual/Manual de Promotores (en español) Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available

Native Americans / Alaskan Natives

Strong Heart Study Data Book: A Report to American Indian Communities Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Native Americans / Alaskan Natives - Honor the Gift

Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians and Alaskan Natives Visuals and Handouts Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Honoring the Gift of Heart Health: A Heart Health Educator’s Manual for Alaska Natives Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Honoring the Gift of Heart Health: A Heart Health Educator’s Manual for American Indians Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Women

The Heart Truth for Women: An Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for African American Women: An Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Latinas: An Action Plan (English) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Latinas: An Action Plan/Te Lo Decimos de Corazon (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Women Core Brochure (English) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
La verdad acerca del corazón para las mujeres Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women ’07 - 20th Anniversary Edition Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Women: If You Have Heart Disease Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Real Women Wear Red Poster/Al corazón no le importa como te vistes (bilingual English, Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
When Delicious Meets Nutritious: Recipes for Heart Health Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth Wallet Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
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High Blood Pressure

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

1999 Clinical Advisory: Treatment Of Hypertension and Diabetes Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
A Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Clinical Advisory Statement: Importance of Systolic Blood Pressure in Older Americans Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Implementing Recommendations for Dietary Salt Reduction Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7)

Complete Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Physician Executive Summary Express Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Physician Quick Refence Laminated Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Primary Prevention of Hypertension: Clinical and Public Health Advisory from the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
The Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents Description Not Available PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Working Meeting on Blood Pressure Measurement Summary Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
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Obesity

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Publications/Fact Sheets

Aim for a Healthy Weight

Product Image Aim Patient Booklet Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Patients Tips to Lost Weight Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Aim for a Healthy Weight - Facts About Healthy Weight Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Aim for a Healthy Weight - ACT Laminated Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
3 Steps to Initiate Discussion About Weight Management With Your Patients Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Weight Community Outreach Initiative Strategy Development Workshop Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Obesity Guidelines

Evidence Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Practical Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Strategy Development Workshop for Public Education on Weight and Obesity Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity Description Not Available PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Think Tank on Enhancing Obesity Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Executive Summary Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Think Tank on Enhancing Obesity Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Full Report Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

We Can!

A Family Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Curriculum for Parents and Caregivers Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parent Handbook - English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parent Program - A Leader’s Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parents Handbook/Manual para padres (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Print Ad English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Print Ad Spanish/Anuncio impreso (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Program Brochure Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Public Display Poster Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Toolkit for Action Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
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Other Heart & Vascular Diseases

Publications/Fact Sheets

Heart Guardians - Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Teacher's Guide and Curriculum Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
NHLBI Cardiovascular Disease Thought Leaders Meeting Report: Research Translation, Dissemination, and Application--Moving Toward a New Vision and Strategic Framework Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism 2008 Description Not Available PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Publications/Fact Sheets

Peripheral Arterial Disease Coalition Inaugural Meeting Summary Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Peripheral Arterial Disease Workshop: Developing a Public Awareness Campaign Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
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