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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 CBS News on November 22, 2016. High blood pressure and weakened bones are two big health issues for seniors. Now, new data suggests that one class of drugs might help protect against both. The study of thousands of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Medicare patients found that anti-hypertension meds called thiazide diuretics also seemed to lower ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Nov 28, 2016 3:24 PM CST
Posted by Medical Xpress on November 22, 2016. Strict blood pressure control is associated with a reduced chance of long-term kidney damage in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a new long-term study led by UC San Francisco researchers. Diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease: 30 percent of patients with type 1 diabetes and 10 to 40 ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Nov 28, 2016 3:19 PM CST
Posted by The Philadelphia Inquirer on November 21, 2016, A new national study that looked at 15 years of health records for thousands of pediatric patients suggests that hypertension in children is a greatly underdiagnosed condition. Only 23 percent of the children who had elevated blood pressure readings in the hypertension range and about 10 ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Nov 28, 2016 3:14 PM CST
Posted by AHA News on November 18, 2016. Hannah Prairie Chief jumped at the chance to learn more about high blood pressure because several family members struggle with it. She worried about her grandmother, aunts and uncles, and wanted to help them get healthy. “I couldn’t talk about it if I didn’t know about it,” said Prairie Chief, 26, of El Reno, ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Nov 28, 2016 3:08 PM CST
Posted by Medical Xpress on November 17, 2016. Research from the University of Glasgow shows that people who have a cardiometabolic disease, such as high blood pressure, diabetes or coronary heart disease (CHD), perform worse on mental tests of reasoning, memory and reaction time, and having more than one of these conditions has an even greater ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Nov 28, 2016 3:02 PM CST
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