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  • 1. How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested The American Heart Association explains how to get your cholesterol checked, when to get your cholesterol checked and other useful cholesterol screening information.
  • 2. Face the Fats Media Room (Videos) Face the Fats
  • 3. Facts about Fats Facts about Fats
  • 4. Public Cholesterol Screening (Adults and Children) The American Heart Association urges all Americans to have their physicians determine their total and HDL blood cholesterol levels. This is very important for those people with a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke. Learn more about Public Screenings.
  • 5. Hyperlipidemia The American Heart Association explains that if you have too many lipids ? or fats ? in the blood that's called hyperlipidemia. Learn what you can do.
  • 6. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
  • 7. Good vs. Bad Cholesterol What is good cholesterol? What is bad cholesterol? The American Heart Association explains LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, ldl, hdl, cholesterol, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, Lp(a), triglycerides, triglyceride levels, cholesterol levels, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein, prevention of high cholesterol, getting your cholesterol tested, hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, and much more.
  • 8. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 9. Restaurant Operating Tips Restaurant Operating Tips
  • 10. Making the Switch Making the Switch


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB