For people and communities with chronic diseases such

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for people and communities with chronic diseases such as diabetes, and for people with risk factors for heart disease and stroke
Measures to Eliminate Disparities (cont. …) Long-term follow-up and monitoring of individuals and communities Population-wide health promotion by using easy to understand and innovative ways (“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” 2018) Getting in touch with Public Health Department to make them work with other agencies such as AHA for new ways to educate, treat, and monitor Evaluating policies to see the progression
Community Resources and Websites The American Heart Association is an excellent resource for heart disease and stroke. Clients may access information from the AHA, by going to . The American Heart Association is also supportive to the family members that care for those with heart disease and stroke. There are endless resources and supportive measures to be found at the American Heart Association including diet, risk factor assessments, prevention, and statistics. Information about heart disease and stroke can also be found at The Community Guide. Here nurse and patients alike may find resources to combat heart disease and stroke. The Community Guide’s task force has performed several studies, and have found the best ways to combat these issues. Resources such as text messages to remind loved ones to take medications, studies of most effective interventions, and support groups can all be found here. It is very prudent to utilize thecommunityguide.org.
THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION The World Health Organization strives to assist the world’s population with better health. “We are building a better, healthier future for people all over the world.” (WHO.int). Together, the approximate 150 WHO offices strive to combat diseases. They do this by providing leadership, shaping the research agenda, setting norms and standards, providing ethical and evidence-based policies, providing technical support, and monitoring health situations and trends. The WHO offers an in depth guideline for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, including assessment and management of cardiovascular risk. This guideline is invaluable in its research and detail to preventing and addressing cardiovascular disease, and proposing interventions.
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