Education, Simple Measures Keys To Improving Vets' Hypertension Care

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 10:28 in Health & Medicine

Easy-to-understand information and being involved in the decision-making process were keys to success to improving veterans' blood pressure control. Absolute blood pressure control improved 2.5 percent during the intervention period, translating into another 1,349 persons who achieved control over hypertension. According to the American Heart Association, nearly one in three US adults has high blood pressure.

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