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Nearly half of the U.S. adult population has hypertension, which is why the American Heart Association and American Medical Association came together to help reduce the rates of uncontrolled blood pressure nationwide.
Target: BP™, a comprehensive practice initiative, was created to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes by urging medical practices, health service organizations, and patients to prioritize blood pressure control.
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Most Recent Episode
What to Know About the Latest Recommended Guidelines for High Blood Pressure in Adults
Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO
Guest: Robert Carey, MD, FAHA
Under the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines, 46 percent of U.S. adults have high blood pressure which is up from 32 percent under the old benchmark. This interview covers the key information physicians need to know from the new guidelines in order to improve blood pressure control rates. Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle talks with Dr. Robert Carey, vice chair of the 2017 hypertension guidelines about the new recommendations and their impact on clinical practice. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this interview are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of the American Heart Association or the American Medical Association. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within this interview are not guaranteed. This interview does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services.