Volume 8 Issue 113
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 23-Apr-2006 
Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 24-Apr-2006

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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Your guide to healthy sleep

As seen on national television. This booklet provides the latest science-based information on healthy sleep and sleep disorders. more  

Your guide to a healthy heart

You've heard about heart healthy lifestyle. This booklet provides an action plan to help you achieve heart health. more

Your guide to living well with heart disease

A step-by-step guide written for people with heart disease. Helps you make decisions to protect and improve your life. more  

Your guide to lowering cholesterol with therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC)

This easy-to-read booklet helps you make the lifestyle changes needed to lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease. more

High blood cholesterol - What you need to know 

Newly revised in 2005! This publication for patients and the general public is based on the most recent clinical guidelines and finding on cholesterol testing and management. Find out what your cholesterol numbers mean and what treatment your doctor may prescribe to help lower your cholesterol level. It includes a tool to estimate the risk for having a heart attack, and outlines ways to reduce risk. more

My blood pressure wallet card  

"I can do it!" is the message of this handy card that helps patients monitor their blood pressure readings, remember to take their medications, and keep up the lifestyle changes that will help lower their blood pressure. Reminds patients that they are the key to controlling their own blood pressure. My Blood Pressure Wallet Card. 2003. 6 panels. 6.5" x 3.25" tri-fold. Full color. more

Move to prevent and control high blood pressure: Mission possible. Easy ways to lower your risk through physical activity

Fact sheet for public and patients on impact of at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day on blood pressure. Includes tips for getting started and sticking to a physical activity program, common questions and answers about physical activity, and suggested activities for moderate exercise. more


Information for patients, provided by the NHLBI, appears in today's issue of Vidyya.