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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 May 17, 2017.   People worldwide are checking their blood pressure as part of a campaign to alert people about the dangers of high blood pressure. Companies and organizations worldwide are participating in the World Hypertension League’s effort to get more people to check their blood pressure, culminating in World Hypertension ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 18, 2017 10:18 AM CDT
Today, health systems and professionals are equipped with the knowledge and technology to help patients manage high blood pressure more effectively than ever before. Still, high blood pressure contributes to more than 1,100 deaths in the United States each day and puts millions at risk for heart disease and stroke. About 1 in 3 American adults—75 ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 16, 2017 8:38 PM CDT
Article posted by the National Institutes of Health on May 15, 2017. Living in racially segregated neighborhoods is associated with a rise in the blood pressure of black adults, while moving away from segregated areas is associated with a decrease — and significant enough to lead to reductions in heart attacks and strokes, a National Institutes of ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 16, 2017 9:27 AM CDT
Article posted by  Safety Health on May 4, 2017. Irvine, CA – Male firefighters under heightened work demands may be more likely to suffer from hypertension, according to a study from the University of California, Irvine. For the study, 330 Southern California firefighters – of whom 321 were male – completed a questionnaire regarding their health at ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 16, 2017 9:20 AM CDT
Article posted by NPR on May 4, 2017. You've probably heard the phrase "it takes a village" to get things done. Many clinics across the U.S. are finding that's true for effectively controlling their patients' high blood pressure. "It's not just medications that are required to treat hypertension," explains Kirk Evoy, a clinical assistant professor ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog May 16, 2017 9:16 AM CDT
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