The risk of death from heart disease is about three times higher in women with diabetes.
About every 43 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack.
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States, killing over 375,000 people a year.
About 787,000 people in the U.S died from heart disease stroke & other cardiovascular diseases.
Women who smoke risk having a heart attack 19 years earlier than non-smoking women.
There are 17.3 million deaths per year from heart disease.
85.6 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease.
About 209,000 people have a cardiac arrest while in the hospital.
About 735,000 people in the U.S have heart attacks each year.
About 635,000 people in the U.S have a first-time heart attack each year.
About 300,000 people in the U.S have recurrent heart attacks.
About 795,000 people have a stroke every year due to heart disease.
In 2010 worldwide spread of stroke was 33 million with 16.9 million people having a first stroke.
About 370,000 people die annually from coronary heart disease.
About 108.9 billion is spent on coronary heart diseases each year in the U.S.