“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?
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.
On page seven in Prevention of Diseases After Menopause the authors note:
“Screening for CVD at regular intervals after menopause is extremely important. This includes measurement of blood pressure, lipids and perhaps inflammatory markers, BMI, and ascertainment of lifestyle factors such as activity level and smoking status. In addition, a family history of heart disease and stroke is important”.5
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Where may I find Health Topics related to Cardiovascular Disease and the WISEWOMAN Program?
In Health Topics A-Z you may find:
Where may I find Links related to Cardiovascular Disease and the WISEWOMAN Program?
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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: 22 May 2022
- Cardiovascular Diseases. World Health Organization https://www.who.int/health-topics/cardiovascular-diseases#tab=tab_1 Accessed: 22 May 2022
- WISEWOMAN. Page Last Reviewed: 10 February 2020. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/ Accessed: 22 May 2022
- 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: 22 May 2022
- Lobo, R. A., Davis, S. R., De Villiers, T. J., Gompel, A., Henderson, V. W., Hodis, H. N., Lumsden, M. A., Mack, W. J., Shapiro, S. and Baber, R. J. Prevention of Diseases After Menopause: Cardiovascular Diseases. 2014:7 https://www.imsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/wmd-2014-white-pages-english.pdf Accessed: 22 May 2022