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Below are general resources to help you get the facts on on cardiovascular diseases. Please also see:



Clinician References

American Heart Association.

Explore professional resources on cardiovascular disease, lifestyle recommendations and statin therapy. Additionally, access patient information and a atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease estimator.


In Brief: Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH (PDF | 234KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Share this information on the DASH diet with your patients.


Heart Disease Fact Sheet

DHHS. Office on Women's Health


National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Heart & Vascular Resources

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Find information related to heart, lung, and blood diseases and disease prevention that will help you stay informed. Also find resources to share with patients.


American Heart Association logo American Heart Association

American Heart Association.

National voluntary health agency with mission to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.


MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


The Heart Truth logo The Heart Truth

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

A national awareness campaign for women about heart disease.


MedlinePlus: Heart Disease in Women

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases--Prevention

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


5 Medication-free Strategies to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. MayoClinic.com.


American Heart Association graphic Meet the Fats

American Heart Association.

Use this animated educational campaign to help discuss the health effects and dietary sources of the various types of fats.


Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Dietetic practice group.