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Patient Education Materials


Improving Cardiovascular Health is a guide for adults who have cardiovascular disease and their family members. It is also for people who want to lower their chance of getting this disease. This step-by-step guide helps you understand this disease. You will learn how to manage the major risk factors that cause cardiovascular disease.

Let's Go! Preparing for Your Child's Blood Pressure Reading (.pdf)- This brochure tells you how to prepare your child for a blood pressure reading and talks about high blood pressure in children.

My Blood Pressure Wallet Card (.pdf)- This wallet card gives you a place to record your blood pressure numbers and reminds you how to lower your blood pressure.

Preparing For Your Blood Pressure Reading (.pdf)- This bookmark will tell you what to expect and how to prepare when you are having your blood pressure taken.

The Foods You Choose: Healthy Eating Guide (.pdf) - This guide offers information on the basics of healthy eating and includes several healthy recipes.



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