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Resource Guide for Heart Failure
Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)
Internet Address: http://heart.org
Description of Services Provided: The American Heart Association provides educational materials about heart failure and other heart-related diseases. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Address: 1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)
Internet Address: http://www.cdc.gov
Description of Services Provided: This site provides educational and statistical information about heart disease, as well as information about several other conditions.
Address: Building 31, Room 5A52 31 Center Drive MSC 2486 Bethesda, MD 20892
Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Description of services provided: The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.
Internet address: http://www.heartfailure.org
Description of services provided: Also available in Spanish, Heart Failure Online offers an overview of the cardiovascular system, updated information on studies and medications, a thorough section on heart failure, as well as a "frequently asked questions" page.
- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 10/00/2013