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External linkpdf file The Strong Heart Study Data Book
This data book contains data from the baseline examination on the prevalence of major risk factors of CVD in American Indian men and women ages 45-74 in the American Indian communities from the three centers that participate in the Strong Heart Study. The information is presented in six sections.
External linkpdf file Building Healthy Hearts for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Background Paper
This background paper provides an overview of cardiovascular diseases and its associated risk factors among American Indians and Alaska Native populations in the United States. It also discusses the lessons learned from community-based projects and recommends strategies for effective programs.
External linkpdf file Honoring the Gift of Heart Health: A Heart Health Educator's Manual for American Indians - Manual only
A comprehensive culturally appropriate, user-friendly 10 lesson course on heart-health education for the American Indian community. Filled with skill-building activities, reproducible handouts, and idea starters. Two appendices cover activities for training Heart Health Educators to implement the program, and An American Indian Family's Journey to heart health, told with heart healthy recipes for each family member's favorite foods. Cover, spine, and 3-hole punched text is ready to assemble in a 1-inch binder. NHLBI Publication No. 5218. 2003. 303 pages.
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