Monday, 24 June 2013

Cardiovascular disease information sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

A new set of information sheets on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors have been developed by the Heart Foundation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Designed for patients and families, these information sheets are easy-to-read and cover a range of topics including:

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

The information sheets can be used to distribute to people at workshops, community events or during individual consultations. Call the Health Information Service on 1300 36 27 87 to order your copies or downloadable versions are available from http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/information-for-professionals/aboriginal-health/Pages/resources.aspx

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