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Welcome to the Check. Change. Control. Leadership Community, where our mission is to help 13.4 million more Americans take control of their high blood pressure by 2020.

We've brought together leaders across the healthcare, pharmaceutical, device, retail, and technology industries, along with key players in community health, to work together to propose solutions to one of our nation's most threatening health emergencies.

By participating in this community with your ideas, expertise, and commitment to helping more Americans control their blood pressure, you are helping the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association and all of our partners take an important step closer to success.


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Posted by Medical Xpress on March 9, 2017. Abnormally high blood pressure, or hypertension, may be related to changes in brain activity and blood flow early in life. That's according to a study conducted on a rat model of high blood pressure, published in Experimental Physiology. In 90-95 percent of people, high blood pressure has no identifiable ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Mar 22, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
Posted by ACC News on March 18, 2017. Participants in an online behavioral intervention for high blood pressure had a greater reduction in systolic blood pressure compared with the online control intervention, 10 mm Hg versus 6 mm Hg, according to results from the REACH trial presented by Robert P. Nolan, PhD, on March 18 at ACC.17 in Washington, ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Mar 21, 2017 4:48 PM CDT
Posted by Fox News Health on March 10, 2017. While the body does need some sodium to function properly, salt is consumed in abundance in the American diet. In fact, Americans consume almost double the recommended daily amount of salt each day. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that Americans consume less than 2,300 milligrams ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Mar 21, 2017 3:46 PM CDT
Article posted by United Press International on March 8, 2017. March 8 (UPI) -- Research shows high levels of folic acid taken during pregnancy may decrease high blood pressure in children born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors. Childhood high blood pressure is linked to higher blood pressure in adulthood. High blood pressure increases ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Mar 21, 2017 3:34 PM CDT
Posted by WebMD on March 8, 2017. WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For Americans with high blood pressure, cutting back on salt is an important way to help keep the condition under control. Yet, new research shows that these patients are getting more salt in their diet than they did in 1999. Between 1999 and 2012, salt (sodium) consumption ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Mar 17, 2017 2:47 PM CDT
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