Heart Smart Basics: What to Know to Keep Yours Healthy Fact Sheet

Screenshot of the “Heart Smart Basics: What to Know to Keep Your Heart Healthy” provides common heart-related terms and questions and is organized in the following sections: 1) general heart terms 2) medical emergencies 3) blood pressure terms 4) cholesterol terms 5) diabetes terms 6) weight control terms, and 7) questions to ask your health care provider. Includes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and The Heart Truth logos, along with a link to

This fact sheet provides definitions for common heart-related terms, numbers you should know, and questions to ask your healthcare provider to help keep your heart healthy.

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