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  • 151. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/News/

  • 152. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke ... Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 153. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... Become a contributor! Stroke Connection accepts and encourages submissions from stroke survivors and their family caregivers. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 154. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 155. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 156. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 157. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... Though strokes often have common effects, each one is also different. And each stroke survivor's journey is as unique as the individual themselves. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Survival-Journeys/

  • 158. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... In my mind, healthy 35-year-old women just don't have strokes, so it ... weird cold or flu, or she slept on a nerve wrong — anything other than a stroke.”. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 159. Don't Make Me Over - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Dont-Make Me-Over/

  • 160. Refining Stroke Treatment - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Summer 2016 /; Refining Stroke Treatment. Refining Stroke Treatment. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Refinin -Stroke-Treatment/

  • 161. Blueprint for Post-Stroke Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Low vitamin D predicts more severe strokes, poor health post-stroke Stroke patients with low vitamin D levels were found to be more likely than ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Blueprint for-Post-Stroke-Care/index.php?cp=3&si=30

  • 162. Accepting Who I Am - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Accepting Who-I-Am/

  • 163. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 164. Combo of Smaller Meds May Just Be the Dose to Lower Blood ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Combo-of- maller-Meds-May-Just-Be-the-Dose-to-Lower-Blood-Pressure/

  • 165. Taking Care When Treating Atrial Fibrillation - Stroke ...... “In broad strokes, I think the press on NOACs has been a bit unfair,” Raval said. ... A stroke or blood clot often can be deadly,” Barnes said. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Taking-Ca e-When-Treating-Atrial-Fibrillation/

  • 166. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... For Stroke Support Group Leaders. Register Your Group. ... This content was last reviewed on 07/31/2013. Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/For-Support-Group-Leaders_UCM_308564_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 167. Finding Joy as a Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Finding-J y-as-a-Caregiver/

  • 168. Inherited High Cholesterol Increases Risk - Stroke Connection ...... Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity. ... Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Inherited High-Cholesterol-Increases-Risk/

  • 169. Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk... Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk. Updated:Jul 18,2013. Breaking a sweat during your workouts may reduce your risk of stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Sweating-during-w rkouts-may-help-reduce-stroke-risk_UCM_454248_Article.jsp

  • 170. Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk... Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk. ... Those with moderate to severe eye blood pressure were 137 percent more likely to have a stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Your-eyes-may-giv -a-peek-into-future-stroke-risk_UCM_455135_Article.jsp

  • 171. Meds Can't Work If You Don't TakeThem - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Meds-Ca t-Work-If-You-Dont-TakeThem/

  • 172. Stroke and Neuroscience Science News... Stroke & Neuroscience Science News. Image link to STROKE Tweet Chat Managing Minor Stroke. STROKE Tweet Chat ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/General/UCM_478373_Str ke-and-Neuroscience-Science-News.jsp

  • 173. Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... Fall 2017 /; Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications. Common Side Effects of Stroke Medications. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Common-Si e-Effects-of-Stroke-Medications/

  • 174. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. For families living with aphasia due to stroke. ... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 175. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom. January 23, 2018. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing ...

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  • 176. OCTOBER IS DIVERSITY AND DISPARITIES, HISPANIC ...... World Stroke Day, October 29, 2016. ... Download (21.1 kB). Infographic World Stroke Day Oct. 29. Infographic transcript-World Stroke Day. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/october-is-diversity-and-dispari ies-hispanic-heritage-month-4799305-4799307

  • 177. Understanding Vascular Dementia - Stroke Connection ...... of blood vessels, usually as a result of blood vessel disease, which cause silent strokes. Some people with VCI may have a fullblown stroke, but not ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Underst nding-Vascular-Dementia/

  • 178. Recipes | Stroke Connection Magazine... Departments. Stroke Notes. Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. Readers Room. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Recipes/

  • 179. Stroke Website |... This site provides you with information that explains the different types of strokes, as well as how stroke affects the brain. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-website/

  • 180. Stroke Treatment Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/www.strokeasso iation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp 72_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 181. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke: Search ...... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. ...

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  • 182. Stroke and Family Finances |... Stroke and Family Finances. Share: A stroke, like any other major medical emergency, can have an enormous impact on family finances. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-and-family-finan es/

  • 183. Be Aware of Risk in the Veins - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... The risk of DVT in those who've had a stroke is higher than in those who haven't. It occurs about twice as often after strokes caused by a bleed ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Venous-Th omboembolism-VTE-Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 184. Uncommon Causes of Stroke... Causes, available in e-Zine or PDF format) The vast majority of strokes are caused by ... But there are many less common causes of stroke as well. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Uncommon-Survivors_UCM_461424_Article.jsp

  • 185. What Healthcare Reform Means for Stroke Patients |... What Healthcare Reform Means for Stroke Patients. Share: The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/what-healthcare-reform- eans-for-stroke-patients/

  • 186. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - heart valve replacement ...... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=8&title=heart%20valve%20replacement%20surgery e%20replacement%20surgery

  • 187. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - pacemaker... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=16&title=pacemaker

  • 188. Understanding Stroke |... Understanding Stroke. Share: It is important to understand the risk factors associated with stroke. Some of these risk factors ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/understanding-stroke/

  • 189. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Diagnosis. Updated:Oct 23,2017. Diagnosing Stroke. Tests. When someone has shown symptoms of a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Prevention Diagnosis/Stroke-Diagnosis_UCM_310890_Article.jsp

  • 190. Getting the Right Care - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... treatment and transport protocols to ensure that possible stroke patients are ... of these new regulations, patients who experience strokes anywhere in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Getting the-Right-Care/

  • 191. Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification... expertise treating patients with large ischemic strokes, intracerebral hemorrhage ... the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/HospitalAccreditationC rtification/ComprehensiveStrokeCenterCertification/Comprehensive-Stroke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp ke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 192. Primary Stroke Center Certification... Primary Stroke Center Certification. Our Stroke ... for download: Fast ED: A Novel EMS Screening Approach for Stroke Triage. ...

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  • 193. Stroke Spanish Resource Page 16... Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation); Hablemos sobre el ataque hemorrágico al cerebro (Let's Talk About Hemorrhagic Strokes); ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/www.stroke ssociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Spanish-Resource-Page-16_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp 6_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 194. Stroke Notes... This is MY Ballgame. This is MY Ballgame. "One stroke, two strokes, three strokes; I refuse to go out." A survivor's poem. “Until Death Do Us Part...”. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/index. hp?cp=2&si=12

  • 195. Kaysee Hyatt's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Kaysee-Hy tts-Why/

  • 196. Vitamin D May Make A Difference - Stroke Connection ...... Vitamin D May Make A Difference. Low vitamin D predicts more severe strokes, poor health post-stroke. Low vitamin D predicts ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Vitamin D-May-Make-A-Difference/

  • 197. Keep Using It! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... health can lead to several health problems with stroke being one of them.”. Examining mental health may help prevent future strokes in older adults ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Keep-Us ng-It/

  • 198. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 199. Lisa Satchfield's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... That night, June 2nd, she had a massive stroke in her sleep ... tried to comfort her 44-year-old mom by putting her head in her lap and stroking her hair ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Lisa-Sa chfields-Why/

  • 200. Getting Organized for the Kids - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... "Prior studies have suggested that stroke in children ... recent Canadian study found imaging was delayed nearly 13 hours for children with strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Getting-O ganized-for-the-Kids/



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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

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.

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