Self-care for the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease

ISF Partners: Professor Barbara Riegel (University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Professor Debra Moser (University of Kentucky, USA)

Programme: Production of an updated ‘State of the Science’ report for the American Heart Association (AHA) on self-care for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease. ISF (David Webber) is co-author with 10 university institutions on this report with a publication date of end-2017. ISF’s contributions include the use of technologies in self-care and environment/community-level interventions. The previous report was published in 2009 and has been widely adopted globally:

Barbara Riegel, Debra K. Moser, Stefan D. Anker et. al. State of the Science: Promoting Self-Care in Persons With Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation 2009; 120;1141-1163. Online at:

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