La guia de Buena Salud para un corazon sano: A National Alliance for Hispanic Health Book

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Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.

Opening with a personal story from Dr. Delgado about her mother's experience with heart disease, this invaluable guide ...

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La guia de Buena Salud para un corazon sano

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Overview

Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.

Opening with a personal story from Dr. Delgado about her mother's experience with heart disease, this invaluable guide details everything readers need to know about the leading cause of death for all men and women in the U.S.

Guia de Buena Salud™ para un corazon sano explains:

  • how the heart is only part of a complex system
  • how heart problems develop and what can be done to avoid them
  • achievable lifestyle changes to maintain heart health

Special sections include information on the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and understanding what it really means)

  • key questions for your health provider
  • tools to help you make activity a daily part of life
  • resources for eating heart healthy con sabor (with flavor)
  • and where to get information you can trust in both English and Spanish on the Internet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557049445
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/5/2011
  • Series: Buena Salud Guides Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,480,375
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S., es presidenta y directora ejecutiva de la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos, la organizacion nacional mas numerosa de proveedores de servicios de salud y servicios humanos para los hispanos. Delgado asumio el cargo en la Alianza tras trabajar en la Oficina Directiva del Secretario del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services o DHHS). Antes de trabajar para el DHHS, ocupo una variedad de cargos, entre ellos coordinadora de talento infantil de Sesame Street de 1973 a 1975.

Delgado, un rostro conocido para millones de personas en todo el pais, fue incluida en la lista de los 100 Hispanos Mas Influyentes en el Hemisferio por People en Espanol y galardonada por WebMD entre los cinco heroes de salud en el 2008. La entrevistan a menudo en ABC News, CNN, Fox News, Telemundo, USA Today y AP, y es invitada frecuente en Despierta América de Univision, el programa matutino en espanol de mayor sintonia.

Delgado, quien ejerce como psicologa clinica, es autora de ¡Salud! Guia para la salud integral de la mujer latina (Rayo/HarperCollins, 2002). Vive en Washington, D.C., con su esposo Mark y su hija Elizabeth.

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