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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 the Washington Post on April 28, 2016. High blood pressure is, for many people, a wake-up call to make challenging lifestyle changes such as exercising more, eating better and possibly taking medication. When the patient is a child, the diagnosis can bring tougher decisions. About 7 percent of kids between the ages of 3 and 18 have elevated ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 2, 2016 10:27 AM CDT
In the U.S. someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. We won’t stand idly by as this menacing disease claims our loved ones and independence.   Join Stroke Heroes across the nation by learning and sharing: 80% of most strokes can be prevented and stroke is largely treatable. Studies prove the faster a stroke patient is treated, the more likely they are able to ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 26, 2016 4:30 PM CDT
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- About 80 million adults or roughly one-third of the U.S. adult population have high blood pressure. Most people with high blood pressure do not have any symptoms and can have it for years without knowing it. But high blood pressure isn`t just one thing. It has a domino effect and is a major risk factor for stroke, heart attack, heart ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 26, 2016 4:13 PM CDT
Blog article posted as part of a series produced by the Huffington Post and American Heart Association News on April 25, 2016. In March 2014, Mark Niebylski took over as CEO of the World Hypertension League, a group that works with organizations all over the globe to help people get their blood pressure under control. The timing is significant because ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 25, 2016 4:53 PM CDT
Dear Colleague:   Hypertension is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. About 70 million Americans—nearly one out of three adults—have hypertension, and almost half do not have the condition under control. Approximately 13 million people with uncontrolled hypertension don’t know they have it and are not receiving treatment. These data ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 25, 2016 2:51 PM CDT
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