Related Links

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association has the mission “to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.” This website also contains various resources such as powertoendstroke.org and other resourceful websites.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

CDC: WISEWOMAN
Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation: The WISEWOMAN program provides low-income, under insured and uninsured women aged 40-64 years with chronic disease risk factor screening, lifestyle intervention, and referral services in an effort to prevent cardiovascular disease. Missouri has an exemption with CDC to serve up to 10% of woman ages 35-64.

Diabetes Prevention
The National Diabetes Prevention website contains several program topics including the Prevent Diabetes STAT program, National Diabetes Prevention Programs as well as other various resources.

Go Red For Women
The American Heart Association's national call for women to take charge of their heart health and live stronger, longer lives.

Measure Up Pressure Down
This initiative was created by the American Medical Group Foundation. It raises awareness of the dangers related to hypertension and educates on how you can be in control of your blood pressure. It also encourages adults to do self-monitoring blood pressures at home, monitor themselves for changes and maintain control of their own blood pressures.

Million Hearts Initiative

MO Million Hearts Initiative

National High Blood Pressure Education Program
The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7)

The Missouri Tobacco Quitline

Tobacco Cessation Guideline
Office of the Surgeon General provides the latest drugs and counseling techniques for treating tobacco use and dependence.

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USDA - Center for Nutrition and Policy Promotion
This website provides useful information regarding dietary guidelines, food plans, Healthy Eating Index and more.