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The Phoenix Chapter of The Links, Inc.


UC DAVIS-LINKS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION GRANT


OVERVIEW OF COUNSELLING SESSIONS

DATE SUBJECT WEBSITES

1

May
10

Signs &
Symptoms

Data
Collection

Women’s Heart Risk Quiz > > >

What is Heart Disease?
http://www.4woman.org/faq/heartdis.htm

Understand Your Enemy - Red Alert Risk Factors http://www.goredforwomen.org/love_your_heart/risk_factors.html

Heart Health - African-American Women And Heart Disease
http://womenshealth.aetna.com/WH/ihtWH/r.WSIHW000/st.36134/t.36367.html

Heart Attack, Stroke and Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053


2

May
17

Physical Activity

Fitness Fundamentals
http://www.hoptechno.com/book11.htm

Top 10 Tips for Starting a Physical Activity Program
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=528

Beginning A Fitness Walking Program
http://www.thewalkingsite.com/beginner.html

Starting an Exercise Program
http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/sma/sma_exerpres_sma.htm



1

3

June
14

Diabetes


Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3044762

Diabetes a bigger heart disease risk for women than for men
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3028971

Diabetes and Cholesterol
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3044764

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3044765

A1C Test
http://www.diabetes.org/type-1-diabetes/a1c-test.jsp
http://www.lifescan.com/diabetes/bloodglucose/a1c/


4

June
28

Diet and
Nutrition

Traditional Cookbooks – American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3040179

How Do I Read Food Labels?
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3007450

Obesity and Overweight - AHA Scientific Position
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4639

Overweight and Obesity
http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority/africanamerican/obesity.cfm

Make Healthy Food Choices
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=537


Know Your Fats
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=532


Tips for Eating Out
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=531

American Heart Association No-Fad Diet
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200010

2

5
July
12

Cholesterol

Test Your Cholesterol IQ With This Quiz
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3032767

Video: Cholesterol buildup in the arteries
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cholesterol/MM00609

Cholesterol test: Sorting out the lipids
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cholesterol-test/CL00033

Cholesterol
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1516

High blood cholesterol
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/DS00178

Cholesterol
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4488

Tool: LDL cholesterol calculator – Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ldl-cholesterol/CL00034


6

July
23

Hypertension

High blood pressure (hypertension)
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure/DS00100

High Blood Pressure http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority/africanamerican/bp.cfm

Healthy lifestyle could significantly reduce high blood pressure
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3036942

A Special Message for Women
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=2123

Test Your High Blood Pressure IQ With This Quiz
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3021399


7

August
9

Smoking

A Breath of Fresh Air – Independence From Smoking
http://www.womenshealth.gov/quitsmoking/index.cfm

3
Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3018961

How Can I Quit Smoking?
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3004837

Environmental Tobacco Smoke
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4521

Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Diseases
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4545

Smoking
http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority/africanamerican/smoking.cfm


8

August
28

Stress/Depression

Data
Collection

Stress and Heart Disease
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4750

Stress, Anxiety and Strong Black Women
http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/Barnett2.html
Stress Management at the Worksite. Reversal of Symptoms Profile
and Cardiovascular Dysregulation
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3045247

Managing Stress
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=360

ABCs of Preventing Heart Disease, Stroke and Heart Attack
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3035374




4
OVERVIEW OF MAINTENANCE SESSIONS

DATE
SUBJECT - WEBSITES
ACTIVITY

1


September
13


Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease


Surgeon General’s Report
http://www.perio.org/consumer/surgeon.gen.rpt.htm

Awareness Campaign For Diabetes Patients
http://www.unityfirst.com/pressreleasecolgate2004.htm

Healthy Mouth /Healthy Body
www.adacatalog.org

How Your Mouth Affects Your Overall Health
http://denistry.about.com/od/dentalhealthj/a/mouthandbody.htm

Heart disease and Tooth Loss
http://denistry.about.com/od/dentalhealth/a/toothloss.htm

Oral Health: A Window to your Overall Health
MayoClinic.com
Teeth and Mouth Photo Gallery
http://denistry.about.com/od/toothmouthconditions/ig/Dental-Photo-
Gallery/index.htm -











Passport To
Healthy Living
Small Group
Discussions
Physical Activity


5

2


September
25


Nutrition

Give Up the pounds, Not the Fight. Dr. Ian Smith
50millionpounds.com.
DASH diet: Shopping and cooking tips for healthy eating
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dash-diet/H100020

Do-It-Yourself Diet. The smart way to drop pounds with an eating plan
that’s yours and yours alone.
PREVENTION.COM.

Tips for Eating Out. Click on each of the red squares for tips.
http://www.americanheart.org.

Heart Healthy Diet QUIZ
http://www.heart.health.ivillage.com/quizzes

Virtual Snack Machine – Pick snacks from the snack machine
http://www.americanheart.org.


Passport To
Healthy Living
Small Group
Discussions
Physical Activity


3


October
11 (no class)


4


October
25
(4 Hours)

CPR CERTIFICATION

Family & Friends CPR Anytime
http://www.cpranytime.org

CPR Facts & Statistics
http://www.americanheart.org

American Red Cross and American Heart Association Emphasize CPR
Training
http://www.redcross.org/pressrelease

CPR and defibrillator Quiz
http://www.healthinfo.baptist-health.com


COMBINED
SESSION
October
25


CPR
CERTIFICATION
FAMILY &
FRIENDS

6

5


November
10


LINKS WALK- A-THON – HALLE HEART CENTER

Walking the Walk. The Best Exercise.
http://www.medicinenet.com

Starting a Walking Group
http://www.aarp.org/health/fitness/walking

The Benefits of Walking
http://www.americanprofile.com


Passport To
Healthy Living
Small Group
Discussions
Physical Activity


6


November
15

Data
Collection

END OF SESSION
ZHUMBA DANCE EXERCISE PARTY

Zumba with Angie!!!! (A little taste) <You Tube>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amsQCbsYtDs&mode=related&search=

Zumba
https://www.zumba.com/index.cfm
Health Benefits of Dance
http://www.learntodance.com

Run through the day, but then always dance the night away!
http://www.thefinalsprint.com

Dance as a Natural Form of Exercise
http://www.healthadel.com

Getting Motivated - Let’s Dance to Health
http://www.aarp.org/health/fitness/get_motivated/lets_dance_to_health.html


DATA
COLLECTION:
• Passport To
Healthy
Living
• Survey
Forms
• Lab Reports



ZHUMBA DANCE
EXERCISE PARTY



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Reference:



Black Women’s Health Study
http://www.bu.edu/bwhs/index.htm
The Links, Inc. Phoenix Chapter
http://www.phoenixlinksinc.org/index.htm

Directory of Heart Resources in the Phoenix Area > > >

The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women '07 - 20th Anniversary Edition
http://emall.nhlbihin.net/product2.asp?sku=07-2720

What Is The Heart Truth? - National Institute of Health
http://nhlbi.airws.org/health/hearttruth/whatis/index.htm
American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org
Women’s Health
www.4women.gov/hhs
The Framingham Heart Study
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/framingham/index.html

Heart Disease
http://www.4woman.gov/faq/heartdis.htm
American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org

Association of Black Cardiologist Educational Resource Center
http://www.abcardio.org/resources.htm

UC Davis Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program
• Know Your Numbers >>>
• Vitamin Supplements >>>
REVISED 10-07