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American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is the leader in the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and those affected by diabetes. Their mission includes funding research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, delivering services to hundreds of communities, providing objective and credible information to their members, and giving voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. General membership to the American Diabetes Association is designed for people with diabetes, their families, friends and caregivers.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, the organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to eliminate these diseases. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. The mission of The American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

FH Foundation

The FH Foundation is a patient-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, and research of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH). Our mission is to raise awareness and save lives by increasing the rate of early diagnosis and encouraging proactive treatment. If left untreated, FH leads to aggressive and premature heart disease in women, men and children of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

FH International Foundation

The International FH Foundation's Mission is to create a global alliance and partnership centre where people of all races, creeds, age and gender can come to find and discover anything they might want to know about FH (Familial Hypercholesterolemia); to make that information universally accessible and useful to patients and their families, to physicians, nurses and dietitians, corporate, government and communication leaders.

FH French Site

This is the French version of the FH Foundation, a patient-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, and research of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH). Our mission is to raise awareness and save lives by increasing the rate of early diagnosis and encouraging proactive treatment. If left untreated, FH leads to aggressive and premature heart disease in women, men and children of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Healthcare 411

Healthcare 411 is an audio podcast series produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ’s mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Using the latest technology, AHRQ shares news and information in the form of concise 60-second audio news programs that feature current research on important health care topics. Healthcare 411 gives consumers information they can use in their health care decision making.

Heart UK

HEART UK is the Nation’s leading charity dedicated to preventing avoidable and early deaths caused by high cholesterol and other blood fats.We're committed to raising awareness about the risks of high cholesterol, lobbying for better detection of those at risk & supporting health professional training for people who care for people with dyslipidaemia. It's also why we work with a variety of partners to promote healthier lifestyle options.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. The NHLBI stimulates basic discoveries about the causes of disease, enables the translation of basic discoveries into clinical practice, fosters training and mentoring of emerging scientists and physicians, and communicates research advances to the public.

Sister to Sister Women's Heart Health Foundation

Sister to Sister Foundation is the first organization with a mission dedicated solely to women's heart disease prevention and education. We empower women through positive messaging to make simple, manageable lifestyle changes in their daily lives to lead to improved heart-health. This includes recommendations for nutrition and healthy cooking, sodium reduction, physical activity, smoking cessation, managing stress and family health history.

The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease offers a range of support services to help women heart disease survivors live healthier lives. WomenHeart's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit. WomenHeart is committed to serving the needs of women with diagnosed heart disease and believes that education, support and training enable women to take charge of their heart health and advocate for other women.

 

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Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:00



by Dr. Radut.