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Community Partnership Uses Lay Health Advisers to Reduce Chronic Disease Risk Factors, Leading to Improvements in Lifestyle and Health in Low-Income African Americans 08/15/10

In the 8-year Charlotte Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 2010 project, a primary care center, the county health department, community organizations, and lay health advisers...

QualityTools

Heart360® 09/01/11

Heart360 ® is a tool that provides a convenient and secure way to help patients track and monitor their blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose, diet, and physical activity. It also provides access to additional information and...

Your Guide to a Healthy Heart 12/17/07

This guidebook helps users determine their risk of heart disease and take steps to prevent it.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • Heart disease: why should you care?
  • What you need to know about heart disease
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Tips to Help You Remember to Take Your Blood Pressure Drugs 12/17/07

This fact sheet provides tips to help patients remember to take their blood pressure medications.

Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating 10-year Risk of Developing Hard Coronary Heart Disease (Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Death) 12/17/07

This calculator uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to estimate 10-year risk for “hard” coronary heart disease (CHD) outcomes (myocardial infarction and coronary death). This tool is designed to estimate risk in adults aged 20 and...

The Heart Truth for African American Women: An Action Plan 12/17/07

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
  • ...

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