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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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A special announcement for our Leadership Community members.  Read some exciting news from AHA regarding a big win for patients in Alabama with the adoption of the hypertension treatment algorithm.   more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 28, 2015 8:37 PM CDT
High blood pressure is a primary risk factor in the development of many cardiovascular diseases. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim have now decoded a new regulatory mechanism, which could be a factor in the development of hypertension: the physical forces of the flowing blood activate a receptor on the ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 28, 2015 3:40 PM CDT
People with high blood pressure who regularly take common painkillers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may increase their risk of developing chronic kidney disease, a study from Taiwan suggests.  Posted by Fox News on July 24, 2015.   more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 28, 2015 3:34 PM CDT
High blood pressure is to be treated with a new surround sound system which sends ultrasound waves to the kidneys.  Posted by Yahoo News  (UK & Ireland) on July 22, 2015.   more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 28, 2015 3:23 PM CDT
There is still no cure for dementia, but researchers have discovered that in 30 percent cases the brain disorder can be prevented by healthy lifestyle. High blood pressure appears to be the biggest risk factor for dementia today.  Posted by NL Times on July 21, 2015.    more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 22, 2015 4:41 PM CDT
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