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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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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
A new study published in JAMA Dermatology finds that patients with moderate and severe psoriasis have an increased risk for uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared with patients who do not have psoriasis. Posted on Medical News Today on October 16, 2014. more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 21, 2014 8:41 AM CDT
People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.  Posted by AHA on October 20, 2014 more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 21, 2014 8:29 AM CDT
Huffington Post Healthy Living blog post by AHA's CEO, Nancy Brown, features Larry Sadwin, a former national board chairman for the AHA and heart patient.  Posted by the Huffington Post on October 13, 2014. more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 15, 2014 12:14 PM CDT
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