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MDH: Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Initiative - The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) connects patients and health care providers to information and resources on heart disease and stroke.

American Heart Association - The American Heart Association aims to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. This site provides information on warning signs, tips on healthy lifestyles, and programs to control blood pressure and heart disease. Available in Spanish.

National Stroke Association - The National Stroke Association offers information for patients and caregivers about stroke prevention, recovery and rehabilitation, and other resources. Available in Spanish and French.

American Stroke Association - The American Stroke Association is a Division of the American Heart Association and provides information on stroke for consumers and professionals.

Local American Stroke Association - This section of the American Stroke Association Web Site allows users to learn about events taking place in their local communities.

CDC: Cardiovascular Disease - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) connects patients and health care providers with information about heart disease and stroke. Some resources available in Spanish.

Patient Guidelines for Lipid Management - The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), a collaboration of health care organizations that is based in Minnesota, has developed best practice guidelines that can be understood by patients and their families.

Patient Guidelines for High Blood Pressure - The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), a collaboration of health care organizations that is based in Minnesota, has developed best practice guidelines that can be understood by patients and their families.

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