The Heart Truth for African American Women: An Action Plan

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The Heart Truth for African American Women: An Action Plan

Description

This fact sheet provides information about heart disease specific to African American women.

Topics addressed in this fact sheet include:

  • Risk factors for heart disease
  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • High blood cholesterol
  • Overweight/obesity
  • Physical inactivity
  • Diabetes
  • Questions to ask your doctor

Developer:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Sources:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 05/19/08

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