The Cardiovascular Health (CVH) Program's mission is to provide leadership in the state of Alabama to prevent death and disability from heart disease and stroke, eliminate disparities in health and health care, and work with its many partners to fully implement a plan focusing on policy and system changes in the worksite, healthcare, and community settings.
Preventing Heart Disease
Dr.Wynne Crawford, a Cardiology Specialist, gives a presentation on how to prevent heart disease.
"Know Diabetes by Heart" Podcast
The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association present a new educational podcast series, "Know Diabetes by Heart." The series will focus on the link between cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Episodes are now available online.
Diabetes and Heart Disease
People with diabetes face a greater chance of having heart problems such as a heart attack or stroke. But those with diabetes can take steps at reducing their chances of getting heart disease. Here are some resources produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart
- Healthy Eating and Cooking
- Being Physically Active
- Smoking and Diabetes
- Diabetes and You: All Medicines Matter
- Coping with Emotional Issues
- Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms
- Stroke Signs and Symptoms
Page last updated: February 14, 2020