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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 AHA News on August 25, 2016. Eating foods with too much phosphate, a common food and beverage additive, increased blood pressure in rats, particularly during exercise, a recent study showed. It’s a finding that if confirmed would support the Food and Drug Administration including the amount of added phosphate on food labels, researchers ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Aug 26, 2016 10:54 AM CDT
A study published this week found that sodium levels decreased in a sample of top selling packaged foods by about 7% from 2009 to the beginning of 2015.  Posted by AHA on August 23, 2016. Check it out! There’s more science that food companies are reducing sodium. A study published today found that sodium levels decreased in a sample of top selling ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Aug 25, 2016 12:34 PM CDT
Posted by NJ.com Older Americans fear Alzheimer's disease above all else, and most have some understanding of how to reduce their risk. AARP asked 1,200 people to list the three most important ways to maintain brain health. Here's what they said: Get plenty of sleep, eat a healthy diet and engage in activities that challenge your mind. All good ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Aug 25, 2016 12:26 PM CDT
Study released in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) shows h ealthful dietary patterns such as the DASH diet may be beneficial for kidney disease prevention. August 9, 2016—Analysis of a long-term study of participants whose eating habits resembled a DASH Diet strongly indicates that maintaining a heart-healthy diet shows robust ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Aug 25, 2016 12:15 PM CDT
Posted by Forbes on August 15, 2016. Health and fitness apps are among the fastest-growing categories of apps, and under the health umbrella, pregnancy apps are the second most downloaded, according to Anish Sebastian, a recently named White House Champion of Change in Precision Medicine. That’s one reason Sebastian and his co-founder, Juan ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Aug 24, 2016 4:26 PM CDT
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