Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Resources and Links

To learn more about heart disease and stroke, and the Wisconsin HDSP Program, select any of the links on this page. Information is provided on nutrition and physical activity resources, as well as national health Internet sites.

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Physical Activity

Other DHS Programs

In the Division of Public Health, the following program are partners with a direct relationship to the HDSP program, sharing many of the same prevention efforts. Diabetes and heart disease share most of the same risk factors, and most diabetics develop heart disease. The use of tobacco, primarily from smoking, is directly linked to vascular disease and hypertension, both forms of cardiovascular disease.

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Last Revised: February 18, 2015