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The American Heart Association’s Heart360® is an easy-to-use tool which helps you understand and track the factors that affect your heart health – including blood pressure, physical activity, cholesterol, glucose, weight and medications.

The American Heart Association created a simple tool so you know where you stand on your road to good health. All of us need to practice these seven steps to live a heart-healthy life, and no one achieves heart health by accident.

WebMD provides credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you. They are a source for original and timely health information as well as material from well known content providers

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota. It is the first and largest integrated not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, employing more than 3,800 physicians and scientists and 50,900 allied health staff. It spends over $500 million a year on research.

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement was created by women, for women. Go Red For Women encourages awareness of the issue of women and heart disease, and also action to save more lives.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 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.

To make women more aware of the danger of heart disease, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is sponsoring a national campaign called The Heart Truth®. The program’s goal is to raise awareness about heart disease and its risk factors among women and educate and motivate them to take action to prevent the disease and control its risk factors.

The American College of Cardiology is a nonprofit medical association established in 1949. The ACC bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet its qualifications. Education is a core component of the College, which also states it is active in the formulation of health policy and a supporter of cardiovascular research.


The mission of the CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke.

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes and deliver services to hundreds of communities.

The Framingham Heart Study is a long-term, multigenerational study, designed to identify genetic and environmental factors influencing the development of cardiovascular disease.