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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.

 

Latest News

A community-based program called “Check It, Change It” used in combination with the American Heart Association’s Heart360 and on-the-ground providers effectively reduced blood pressure among a large group of diverse patients, according to a recently published study.  Posted by AHA on October 30, 2014.  more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 30, 2014 5:21 PM CDT
Prehypertension and hypertension in midlife may raise the risk of later cognitive decline.  Posted by dailyRx News  on October 13, 2014.  more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 24, 2014 2:40 PM CDT
Women who are treated for high blood pressure are not given the same medication as men, nor do they hit the treatment targets as often, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg.  Posted by Medical Express on October 14, 2014. more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 24, 2014 2:31 PM CDT
Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males, while low to moderate alcohol use in early adulthood is associated with a decreased likelihood of hypertension in females. The findings come from a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 November 11–16 at the Pennsylvania... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 23, 2014 9:08 AM CDT
It’s been known for a while that a spare tire around the midsection is more of a risk for cardiac-health problems than a flatter stomach. A recently released study says it may be because extra belly fat can affect the kidneys, increasing blood pressure.  Posted by AHA on October 22, 2014. more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 23, 2014 8:51 AM CDT
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