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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 the Cleveland Clinic on May 23, 2016. If you have diabetes, you’ve probably already started counting carbs and exercising more to keep your blood sugar stable. But you may be neglecting another, often silent problem that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes: high blood pressure. Also known as hypertension, the condition occurs in as many as ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 27, 2016 4:19 PM CDT
Higher fluctuations in blood pressure readings were linked to faster declines in brain and cognitive function among older adults, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. “Blood pressure variability might signal blood flow instability, which could lead to the damage of the finer vessels of the ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 26, 2016 4:47 PM CDT
FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive treatment of high blood pressure reduces older adults' risk of heart disease without increasing their risk of falls or other complications, a new study shows. "These findings have substantial implications for the future of high blood pressure therapy in older adults because of its high prevalence ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 23, 2016 9:11 AM CDT
Posted by AHA News on May 20, 2016. A new study suggests reducing excessive salt benefits some people with high blood pressure, but low-sodium diets don’t help people with lower risks for heart disease, stroke or death – findings that were quickly criticized by medical experts as unreliable due to faulty scientific methods. Previous research has ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 23, 2016 9:02 AM CDT
A new study about the possible health impact of one of America's most popular foods is stirring controversy.  Posted by CBS News on May 18, 2016. Research published by The BMJ finds that eating more potatoes -- boiled, baked, mashed, or in French fry form -- is associated with an increased risk of developinghigh blood pressure in adults. However, ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 19, 2016 4:22 PM CDT
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