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  • 11. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 12. Treating Obesity as a Disease According to new guidelines released by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society in November 2013, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. Learn more.
  • 13. Quick-Weight-Loss or Fad Diets The American Heart Association's nutrition experts recommend adopting healthy eating habits permanently, rather than impatiently pursuing crash diets in hopes of losing unwanted pounds in a few days. Learn more now.
  • 14. Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity has become an epidemic and what we can do about it.
  • 15. Life's Simple 7 | Losing Weight The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
  • 16. A Little Planning Helps Your Heart - and Your Budget Convinced that eating a heart-healthy diet will take a big bite out of your budget? The American Heart Association explains how to eat heart-healthy on a budget.
  • 17. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 18. This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless The American Heart Association offers advice to help you take a healthier approach to what you eat during this holiday season and beyond.
  • 19. Losing Weight and Other Educational Brochures The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
  • 20. Losing Weight and Getting Healthier The American Heart Association explains the risks associated with obesity and how you can get healthier and more active.


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