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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

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DSHS Guides and Resources

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

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Blood Pressure Guide 2018 (English)


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
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Fact Sheets and Resources

There are many helpful resources available to people looking for more information about blood pressure, cholesterol, stroke, and heart disease. Several fact sheets and other informational links are listed below.

Know the Facts about Heart Disease

Know the Facts about Stroke

What is High Blood Pressure?

Why Should I Limit Sodium?

Know the Facts about High Cholesterol

What are High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides? 

Blood Pressure Tracker

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring 

Online Tools

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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.


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. 

Last updated April 25, 2019