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External linkpdf file Don't Burn Your Life Away-Be Good to Your Heart/Nais ng mga Pilipino ang Malusog na Puso [PDF, 228KB]
"Don't Burn Your Life Away - Be Good to Your Heart," discusses the harmful effects tobacco abuse can have on the body. Presented within a cultural framework familiar to Filipinos, readers will learn about some harmful chemicals that are in cigarettes and some tips to quit smoking, as well as read testimonies about why people quit smoking.
External linkpdf file Be Active for a Healthy Heart/Nais ng mga Pilipino ang Malusog na Puso [PDF, 184KB]
"Be Active for a Healthy Heart" explains the importance of daily physical activity in the prevention of heart disease. Presented within a cultural framework familiar to Filipinos, readers learn about the benefits of regular physical activity and simple tips they can use for incorporating physical activity into their daily lives
External linkpdf file Keep Your Heart in Check-Know Your Blood Pressure Number/Nais ng mga Pilipino ang Malusog na Puso [PDF, 228KB]
Hypertension is probably the most important risk factor related to heart disease in Filipinos. With the high sodium levels present in many popular dishes, it's important for Filipinos to learn how to keep their blood pressure in check. Presented within a cultural framework familiar to Filipinos, "Keep Your Heart in Check - Know Your Blood Pressure Number," explains what high blood pressure is, how to read your blood pressure number, and ways to keep blood pressure in the normal range.
External linkpdf file Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs Tip Sheet [PDF, 1.97MB]
Tips to help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to reduce overweight and lower their risk for diabetes.
External linkpdf file 4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes For Life [PDF, 998KB]
An easy-to-read booklet for people with diabetes, 4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes for Life helps health care professionals educate patients in vital self-care principles. Written for people newly diagnosed with diabetes as well as for those living with diabetes for years, the four steps help them understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes.Presented in a simple format, 4 Steps empowers people with diabetes to be active partners in their own care and to take steps to stay healthy.
External linkpdf file Take Care of Your Heart. Manage Your Diabetes [PDF, 96KB]
Translated versions of "Be Smart About Your Heart". (Published 11/02) This reproducible, two-sided patient education sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to set targets and manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It includes a record form to track target numbers.
External linkpdf file Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Diabetes
This fact sheet provides the latest facts about diabetes and includes new information about the link between diabetes and heart disease and the good news about preventing type 2 diabetes.



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