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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 Knowridge Science Report on April 10, 2017. A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively with medication. Without effective screening, common hormonal causes of high blood pressure, such ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 21, 2017 12:29 PM CDT
Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas—and even coffee—could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough, PhD, professor of cell and neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). "Decreasing sodium intake is a well-established way ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 10, 2017 2:53 PM CDT
Article posted by The Daytona Beach News-Journal on April 3, 2017. DAYTONA BEACH – Barbershops and healthcare. Who would have figured the two would make a perfect community health match? Dr. Delicia Haynes of Daytona Beach, did, that’s who. Dr. Haynes is founder and CEO of Family First Health Center, a membership-based practice for the entire family. ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 7, 2017 12:58 PM CDT
Barely half of the nearly 86 million Americans with high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) have it under control. Another factor in this equation is that 16 percent of the people with high blood pressure are completely unaware that they have this symptomless “silent killer.”   The challenge: High blood pressure is often the first domino in a chain or ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 6, 2017 5:05 PM CDT
Article posted by AHA News on April 3, 2017. ARLINGTON, Virginia — People who trust the medical profession are more likely to take their high blood pressure medicine, new data suggest. In a study presented Monday at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2017, patients who had higher levels of ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Apr 6, 2017 10:49 AM CDT
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