Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for heart attacks and strokes.
Have your blood pressure checked and encourage your patients to do the same between April 17 - May 17, then visit www.heart.org/hbp and click on the "I know my numbers" button to let us know you did your part!
Be part of the international goal of 3 million blood pressure screenings. Every one counts!
Looking for tools to share with your clients? Check out these resources:
- What's your risk for high blood pressure?
- How do you prevent high blood pressure?
- How do you monitor blood pressure?
Looking for new ways to improve your practice's approach to blood pressure? Check out the Million Hearts Initiative's treatment protocols for improving blood pressure control; action guides and change strategies for your clinic; and tools for finding the clients in your practice who may not be diagnosed yet.