May 16, 2013
: The NIH Record
NHLBI supports World Health Day, hypertension awareness
In support of World Health Day in April, and its theme of hypertension (high blood pressure), the NHLBI collaborated on national and international levels to raise awareness about hypertension and the importance of research in this area.
July 10, 2012
: Minority Nurse
Fighting the deadly three: heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes
"Diabetes is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and any diabetes education program must include information about heart disease," says Cristina Rabadán-Diehl, Ph.D., M.P.H., deputy director of the Office of Global Health at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
January 2, 2012
: NIH MedlinePlus
The Heart Truth campaign inspires women's heart health action
Although significant progress has been made in increasing awareness among women that heart disease is their #1 killer, many women fail to make the connection between heart disease risk factors and their personal risk of developing the disease.
June 10, 2009
NHLBI Funds Research and Training Centers Aimed at Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries and Collaborates with UnitedHealth Group's Chronic Disease Initiative
A worldwide network of research and training centers will build institutional and community capacity to prevent and control chronic diseases, announced the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), one of the National Institutes of Health. The NHLBI is awarding 10 contracts totaling more than $34 million in this effort.
April 25, 2001
NHLBI Creates Community Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Cardiovascular Health
To ensure that science-based information about cardiovascular disease (CVD) reaches people in low-income and minority communities, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health today announced a partnership with six community-based organizations.
September 1, 1999
Diabetes Mellitus: A Major Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have collaborated with three leading private health organizations on a major public health statement to alert physicians, patients, and the general public to the increasing significance of diabetes mellitus as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.