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Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Factsheet (Japanese)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes diseases of the heart and blood vessels. CVD can refer to a number of conditions including stroke, arrhythmia, heart failure, coronary heart disease (heart attack and chest pain), and heart valve problems. CVD is caused by the restriction of normal blood flow to parts of the body due to plaque build-up. When this…

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Diabetes Awareness (Japanese)

Infographics

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a long-lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Learn more about the statistics for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, risk factors, signs & symptoms, prevention, and resources! Read the English version here.

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Prostate Cancer (Japanese)

Infographics

Did you know that men who racially identified as NH/PI had significantly higher rates of prostate cancer incidence? This October, for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we urge you to learn the signs, symptoms, and risk factors to help prevent prostate cancer. Read the English version here.

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Ovarian Cancer (Japanese)

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. AA NH/PI women are at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. Learn about your risk, get checked, and spread awareness. Read the English version here.

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Kidney Disease (Japanese)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by gradual loss of kidneyfunction over time.  CKD is common in people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and obesity. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, about 37 million US adults are estimated to have CKD, and most don’tknow it. According to the National Kidney Foundation: 1 in…