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Cardiovascular disease information sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Posted on: 17 June, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 2, April 2013 – June 2013
Related to Cardiovascular health Health promotion Nutrition Overweight and obesity Physical activity Tobacco use

National Heart Foundation (2013)
Cardiovascular disease information sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 
Canberra: National Heart Foundation of Australia

This set of factsheets provides Indigenous patients and families with information about cardiovascular disease and healthy lifestyles. The factsheets use plain language and incorporate Indigenous artwork and photography. The factsheets in the series are:

  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Smoking.

The factsheets were designed to be distributed at workshops, community events or during individual consultations. Hardcopies of the factsheets can be ordered from the National Heart Foundation’s Health Information Service.

Abstract adapted from National Heart Foundation

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