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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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A new report shows maternal blood pressure in pre-pregnancy could be a predictor of the sex of the baby. Posted by United Press International on January 12, 2017. TORONTO, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A study from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto has found that maternal blood pressure before pregnancy could be a predictor of the sex of the baby. Researchers wanted to ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jan 12, 2017 4:59 PM CST
Posted by Time on January 10, 2017. One U.S. adult out of every three has high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. But the number of people with elevated blood pressure, not yet in the high range, is much higher. According to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, based on more ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jan 11, 2017 4:04 PM CST
Article posted by News4 Jacksonville on January 4, 2017. JACKSONVILLE, Fla - High blood pressure affects 75 million Americans.  Many patients are aware of the problem but they don't control it through monitoring, medication, or lifestyle changes. The YMCA is committed to helping educate people on how to lead a healthier life.The self-monitoring ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jan 11, 2017 8:30 AM CST
Posted by American Council on Science and Health on January 1, 2017. When we check our blood pressure, we usually do it in one arm or the other. But there is a good reason to check our blood pressure in both arms. A large difference in systolic blood pressure between arms – defined as ≥ 10 mm Hg - may be a sign of increased cardiovascular disease – and even the ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jan 10, 2017 10:51 AM CST
Posted by the BBC on December 20, 2016. Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure in the world, affecting about 46% of adults, a World Health Organization (WHO) study has found. It blamed increasing urbanisation and unhealthy lifestyles for the rise in cases. The global average for the number of people suffering from the condition was about ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Dec 23, 2016 9:30 AM CST
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