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  • 31. Why PAD Matters The American Heart Association explains why peripheral artery disease, PAD, is a life-threatening condition that can be managed or even reversed with proper care.
  • 32. Understand Your Risk for PAD The American Heart Association explains the risks of peripheral artery disease or PAD. Age increases the risk of PAD. Other factors include smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol.
  • 33. About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) The American Heart Association explains peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a type of occlusive disease that affects the arteries outside the heart and brain. The most common cause is atherosclerosis -- fatty buildups in the arteries.
  • 34. My Heart. My Life. Fayette PA My Heart. My Life. Fayette PA
  • 35. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 36. CPR, ACLS, PALS, AED CPR, ACLS, PALS, AED inquiry form
  • 37. Peripheral Artery Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains why and how diabetes increases the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • 38. Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting The American Heart Association helps you understand the risk factors for excessive blood clotting, also called hypercoagulation.
  • 39. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)? The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don?t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.


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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