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Professional Resources: Cardiovascular


American Heart Association

Go to Diabetes under Diseases to request a "Heart of Diabetes" booklet. In addition to information for adults, you can learn about heart disease in children and tips for promoting a healthy lifestyle in children and adults through physical activity and sound nutrition.

NHLBI National Cholesterol Education Program

Clinical Guidelines on Cholesterol Management in Adults (ATP III) for professionals are available online and downloadable versions. Patients may also access education materials and complete an interactive cardiovascular risk assessment.

Nutrition Action Health Letter Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements

Review of the scientific research on cholesterol-lowering products and foods your patients may find available over the counter.

NHLBI Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Section

Consumers will find practical advice for adopting healthy lifestyle habits including meal planning and exercise for cholesterol lowering.