“The WISEWOMAN program funds heart disease and stroke
risk factor screenings that include blood pressure,
diabetes, body mass index (BMI), and cholesterol…”.1
What may the Cardiovascular Disease and the WISEWOMAN Program Umbrella include?
Depending on the Source (DotS) this Umbrella may include:
- Cardiovascular Conditions
- Cardiovascular Disease/s (CVD/CVDs)
- Cardiovascular Disorders
- Diseases/Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
- Diseases/Disorders of the Heart and Circulatory System
- Heart Disease/s
- Heart and Circulatory Disease
- WISEWOMAN Program
What are cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)?
DotS the definition of CVDs may vary. In Cardiovascular Diseases the World Health Organization’s definition is:
What is the (United States) WISEWOMAN program?
In WISEWOMAN the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) elaborate on:
WISEWOMAN Program Services
What services does the WISEWOMAN program provide?
In WISEWOMAN: WISEWOMAN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): What Services Does the WISEWOMAN Program Fund? the CDC explain:
Where may women find information about CVD screening programs similar to the WISEWOMAN program?
Women may find information about CVD screening programs similar to the WISEWOMAN program, from their health care provider or their country’s equivalent of a local community health center or a national and/or state Department/Center/Institute of Aging/Disease Control and Prevention/Health/Human Services.
Health Care Provider
What if I think I have CVD or I have a family history of CVD?
If you think you have CVD or you have a family history of CVD, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your health care provider about this.
In Women & CVD: Preventing CVD In Women the World Heart Federation note:
“According to the World Health Organization, as many as 80% of all heart attacks and strokes are preventable. The majority of deaths due to CVD are precipitated by risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, or diabetes, which can, to a large extent, be prevented or controlled through the consumption of a healthy diet, regular exercise and avoiding tobacco. Keeping an eye on your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels is also very important”.5
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- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs)
- Cardiovascular Health – Fact Sheet
- Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
- Goredforwomen.org [ Go Red for Women, United States]
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- Menopause Map: Downloadable Resources – My Personal Path Print Tools: Questions for Your Health Care Provider
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- Menopause Preparedness Toolkit Video Series: Common Conditions Associated With Menopause and Midlife
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- Video Series-2021: What You Need to Know About the #1 Cause of Death In Women
- Video Series-2022: Hormone Therapy: Understanding the Risks and Benefits
- Videos and Podcasts: Videos – Interviews: Prevention of Chronic Diseases In Women: Where Does MHT Fit In?
- WISEWOMAN: WISEWOMAN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- WISEWOMAN: WISEWOMAN Services
- Webinars: Previous – Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease With MHT: Where Are We Now?
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- Women and CVD
- World Heart Day 2022 [29 September]
Where may I find the Sources quoted?
You may find the Sources quoted at:
- WISEWOMAN: WISEWOMAN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): What Services Does the WISEWOMAN Program Fund? Page Last Reviewed: 09 December 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/faqs.htm Accessed: 14 March 2023
- Cardiovascular Diseases. World Health Organization https://www.who.int/health-topics/cardiovascular-diseases#tab=tab_1 Accessed: 14 March 2023
- WISEWOMAN. Page Last Reviewed: 10 February 2020. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/ Accessed: 14 March 2023
- WISEWOMAN: WISEWOMAN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): What Services Does the WISEWOMAN Program Fund? Page Last Reviewed: 02 October 2019. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/faqs.htm Accessed: 14 March 2023
- Women & CVD: Preventing CVD In Women. World Heart Federation https://world-heart-federation.org/what-we-do/women-cvd/ Accessed: 14 March 2023