Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke,
is a leading cause of death in Minnesota.
The Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention (HDSP) Unit works to make all Minnesotans heart-healthy and stroke-free by focusing on prevention, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The HDSP Unit does this by facilitating effective collaborations and partnerships across the state. We translate cardiovascular disease data into practice through our epidemiologic and community planning expertise for public health, healthcare professionals and the public.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to condiions and diseases of the heart and blood vessels and includes coronary artery disease, angina, heart attack, stroke, blood pressure and congestive heart failure.More...
A stroke occurs when a blood
A Heart Attack's 11 Excuses
Script for Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack pdf:66KB/1 page
Blood Pressure Explained Visually
Script for Know Your Numbers: Blood Pressure pdf:65 KB/1 page
A Heart Attack's 11 Excuses-
It's One Sided: 12 Signs of Strokes
Script for Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke pdf:65 KB/1 page
Script for Know Your Numbers: Cholesterol pdf:65KB/1 page
It's One Sided: 12 Signs of Strokes- Spanish
Script for It's One Sided: 12 Signs of Strokes pdf:17 KB/2pages
Script for Put Your Cholesterol on Your Calendar pdf:109KB/1 page