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  • 1. American Stroke Association û Building healthier lives, free of ...... Preventing stroke icon Preventing Stroke. 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. Learn how to minimize your risk. Stroke treatment icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 2. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ... Medications. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/

  • 3. Power To End Stroke |... Power To End Stroke. Share: logo-this-website. Power To End ... accessible to all. Stroke-Specific Resources and Tools. Learn more! ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/

  • 4. Stroke and Neuroscience... Stroke and Neuroscience. Loading the player... ... Stroke & Neuroscience Science NewsView All Stroke & Neuroscience Science News. ... ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/Communities/StrokeandN uroscience/UCM_475310_Stroke-and-Neuroscience.jsp

  • 5. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 6. Ischemic Strokes (Clots)... View a detailed animation of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes occur as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/IschemicClots/Ischemic-Strokes-Clots_UCM_310939_Article.jsp

  • 7. Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds)... two types of hemorrhagic strokes are intracerebral (within the brain) hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/HemorrhagicBleeds/Hemorrhagic-Strokes-Bleeds_UCM_310940_Article.jsp p

  • 8. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 9. Stroke Family Warmline... 3 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 4 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 5 Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds); 6 What You ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/StrokeFamilyWarmline/Stroke-Family-Warmline_UCM_310894_Article.jsp _310894_Article.jsp

  • 10. Brain Stem Stroke... Risk factors for brain stem stroke are the same as for strokes in other areas of the brain: high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, atrial ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 11. Pediatric Stroke Resources... Effects of Stroke. Physical Effects. ... Communication Challenges. Communication Challenges Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 12. American Stroke Month 2017 |... Share: Most strokes are preventable. ... It's a matter of knowing what to do, taking action and spreading the word. Stroke Month. Take the Quiz NOW. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/ame ican-stroke-month-2017/

  • 13. FAST Stroke Resources |... FAST Stroke Resources. Share: ... Please help spread the word within our communities. Download the Spot a Stroke FAST Infographic. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/get f-a-s-t-stroke-resources/

  • 14. Understanding Stroke Risk... 04. Your sex (gender) can affect your risks. Each year, women have more strokes than men, and stroke kills more women than men, too. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Understanding-Stroke-Risk_UCM_308539_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 15. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 16. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Stroke Treatment is Important; "Let's Talk About Stroke" patient sheets: Stroke Diagnosis (PDF); Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 17. Stroke Notes... Stroke Notes. Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. ... See all Stroke Notes Featured. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/

  • 18. International Stroke Conference... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. ... 23, State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium 2018. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp

  • 19. Other Cardiovascular and Stroke Related Conferences... UCM_426262,docStatus=RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName= UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp nces.jsp

  • 20. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... therapies recommended following an ischemic stroke. “Blood Thinners” aka Antiplatelets & Anticoagulants. Roughly 87 percent of strokes are due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 21. Cognitive Challenges After Stroke... “We tend to see more short-term memory problems in people with left-brain stroke,” says Dr. Spradlin. ... “People with right-brain strokes have memory ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Cognitive-Challenges-After-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp er-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp

  • 22. Heart and Stroke Association Statistics... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Banner 1 ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Heart-and-Stroke-Associatio -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 23. Together to End Stroke Newsletter... 3 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 4 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 5 Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds); 6 What You ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Together-to-En -Stroke-Newsletter_UCM_444428_Article.jsp

  • 24. World Stroke Day... About one in four stroke survivors is at risk for another. Fortunately, most strokes can be preventable. When stroke strikes, every second counts. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/World-Stroke-D y_UCM_444999_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 25. When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... If only one is injured by a stroke, the circuits may get scrambled a little ... Anderson identified the most common deficits from TL strokes as visual field ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Temporal-Lobe/

  • 26. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Sex and Intimacy after Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Mar-Apr-2009/Sex-an -Intimacy-after-Stroke/

  • 27. 404 Error PageSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/About-Stro e_UCM_308529_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 28. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... We're here to help. Have you or someone you love had a stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Lets-Talk- bout-Stroke-Patient-Information-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 29. Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke ...... change that sometimes happens in survivors of right hemisphere strokes — a profound lack of awareness of problems that the stroke caused. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Somethi gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 30. Federal Stroke Issues... Federal Stroke Issues. Updated:Oct 1,2015. Each year, approximately 795,000 Americans have a stroke. An estimated ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Stroke/ ederal-Stroke-Issues_UCM_428669_Article.jsp

  • 31. Atherosclerosis and Stroke... The first type is called atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form in ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Atherosclerosis-and-Stroke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp roke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp

  • 32. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutriti n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 33. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Then she encountered real drama, provided by a word young people don't expect to hear: stroke. Stories from the Heart: Dave Gordon ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

  • 34. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility. ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. Stroke Rehab consumer Image 2sa.org. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 35. Life After Stroke... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While ... way. Recent stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-A ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 36. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

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  • 37. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia... The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Click a letter below to get a brief definition of dozens of cardiovascular terms from our ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/The-Heart-and-Stroke-Enc clopedia_UCM_445688_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 38. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. But to be effective, these drugs must be given relatively quickly after heart attack or stroke ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 39. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... Survivors Under Age 18. Oliver Michael, Infant Stroke Survivor — Strokes can happen to the very young, even infants. Oliver ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 40. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium: Jan. ... Register Here. Stroke Council Scientific Statements and Slide Sets. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 41. Stroke Resources for ProfessionalsSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-R sources-for-Professionals_UCM_308581_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 42. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke... Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. Don't let high blood pressure lead to stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/LearnH wHBPHarmsYourHealth/How-High-Blood-Pressure-Can-Lead-to-Stroke_UCM_301824_Article.jsp 1824_Article.jsp

  • 43. Stroke In Children... About 10 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke 1 . There is a high risk of repeat strokes, but this can be reduced by blood ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 44. American Stroke Month... 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Use our infographic. ASM Landing Page 2017 hero widget desktop, See FAST and stroke treatment in action. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month_UCM_459942_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 45. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... A stroke at the top part of the medulla is one of the more common brain stem strokes. “The top part of the medulla is supplied ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 46. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... COMMON CAUSES OF STROKE. ISCHEMIC STROKE accounts for about 80 percent of all strokes. The most common causes ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 47. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 30,2016. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 48. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/Kids/

  • 49. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. ... Banner 5 - Banner with medtronic logo Download Our New Acute Ischemic Stroke Toolkit Now. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G t-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_306098_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 50. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... I want to Go Red.go red. Edit. My go red plan. Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-wom n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/



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Community

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.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
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