Culturally Tailored Chronic Disease Education Program Improves African American Patients' Self-Management Behaviors, Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Control, and Quality of Life
A nine-session, culturally tailored program to educate minority populations with diabetes, hypertension, or overweight/obesity about appropriate disease management improves self-care behaviors, leading to improved blood pressure and blood glucose control and better quality of life.
Trained Peers Educate and Support Veterans in Self-Management of Hypertension, Leading to Improved Blood Pressure and Weight Loss
Trained peers educate and support veterans in managing their blood pressure during regularly scheduled monthly meetings at Veterans Service Organizations posts, leading to lower blood pressure, weight loss, and other improvements.
Faith-Based Exercise Program Increased Physical Activity in Older African-American Women
A faith-based exercise program run through churches increased levels of physical activity and reduced blood pressure and pain levels in older African-American women.
Web-Facilitated Home Monitoring and Ongoing Pharmacist Support Improve Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Patients
A patient-centered model of care for controlling hypertension incorporates three elements: education and training on use of an existing Web-based system, home monitoring of blood pressure, and periodic contact from pharmacists to review blood pressure readings and adjust therapy as needed.
Weekly Home Monitoring and Pharmacist Feedback Improve Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Patients
Hypertensive patients monitor and report multiple blood pressure readings each week and those with elevated readings receive pharmacist feedback and support, leading to better blood pressure control.
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POWER Program Curriculum
The POWER Program is an innovative project designed to help participating veterans manage high blood pressure and other chronic conditions.
Read the Food Label
This fact sheet provides information about reading food labels to find foods that are lower in sodium.
Tips to Help You Remember to Take Your Blood Pressure Drugs
This fact sheet provides 11 tips to help patients remember to take their blood pressure medications.
Team Up. Pressure Down.
This nationwide program aims to lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension through patient–pharmacist engagement.
Million Hearts™ Toolkits
Million Hearts toolkits were designed to help partners incorporate Million Hearts into their everyday work and enhance their heart disease and stroke prevention efforts.