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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 MobiHealthNews on February 16, 2017. A Swiss medical device company is working on a medically accurate sensor, built into a smartphone, that could return results about heart rate, respiration rate, blood oxygenation, temperature, and -- the use case the company is initially focusing on -- blood pressure. Leman Micro Devices (or LMD or ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Feb 21, 2017 9:00 AM CST
Article posted by MedPage Today on patients receiving dietary counseling rather than pre-prepared meals. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) showed significantly improved blood pressure and hydration status when put on a sodium-restricted diet in a brief cross-over trial. Importantly, the diet was not composed of pre-prepared low ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Feb 20, 2017 9:44 AM CST
The latest cliffhanger involving lead character Jill Abbott Atkinson of “The Young & The Restless” is not an ingenious twist concocted by Hollywood scriptwriters. This one is plucked from an all-too-common reality. Viewers who tuned in Thursday discovered that Jill suffered a heart attack. They learned about the warning signs she missed, the ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Feb 16, 2017 4:31 PM CST
Posted by Daily Mail on February 9, 2017. Combining four blood pressure drugs into a single pill could be twice as effective as existing treatments, researchers have found. In a breakthrough trial, every patient given the four-in-one ‘quadpill’ saw their blood pressure drop to healthy levels within a month. And because each drug is included in much ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Feb 10, 2017 4:11 PM CST
Posted by MedPage Today on February 6, 2017. A low blood pressure target had no effect on older patients' physical function, neither worsening nor improving it, according to a substudy of the SPRINT trial showing no changes in gait or mobility. Decline in gait speed was similar between adults 75 and older on intensive treatment to reach a systolic ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Feb 9, 2017 11:15 AM CST
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