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    Texas Heart Disease and Stroke Program
    Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
    MC 1945
    PO Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

    Phone: (512) 776-7111
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Guides and Presentations

DSHS Guides and Resources

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

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Blood Pressure Guide 2018 (English)

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Blood Pressure Guide 2018 (Spanish)

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Blood Pressure Passport 2018 (English)

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Blood Pressure Passport 2018 (Spanish)


 
Hypertension English
 Hypertension Brochure SpanishStroke English  Stroke Brochure Spanish
  Hypertension Hypertension (Spanish)  Stroke Stroke (Spanish)



Fact Sheets

Know the Facts about Heart Disease

This fact sheet contains information about the risk factors, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment of heart disease.

Know the Facts about Stroke

This fact sheet contains information about the risk factors, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment of stroke.

What is High Blood Pressure?

This fact sheet from the American Heart Association contains information on the risk factors, prevention, and treatment of high blood pressure.

Why Should I Limit Sodium?

This fact sheet from the American Heart Association contains information to help you limit your sodium intake.

Know the Facts about High Cholesterol

This fact sheet contains information about the risk factors, prevention, and treatment of high cholesterol.

What are High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides? 

This fact sheet contains information about the risk factors, prevention, and treatment of high cholesterol.

Blood Pressure Tracker

This wallet card can help you to track your blood pressure.

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring (Provider Guide)

Home blood pressure monitoring is a valuable addition to the management of hypertension,


Online Tools

Blood Pressure Reading image

Please download the image by clicking on AMA 7 Simple Steps to Get Accurate Blood Pressure Reading.

Visit https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/preventing-heart-disease for more information about blood pressure.


Presentations

Hypertension Presentation 

To request a copy of the hypertension presentation, contact Brandy Lee at Brandy.Lee@dshs.state.tx.us 

Texas Plan to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (fourth Edition) - The Plan provides an overview of the current state of cardiovascular disease and stroke in Texas and identifies priority objectives for organizations to incorporate into their strategic plan.  The plan includes summary findings from the heart disease and stroke prevention system assessment, as well as information on mortality, morbidity, prevalence, and related risk factors. A copy of the Plan is available for download, here.







Last updated January 25, 2018