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Hypertension and High Blood Pressure
A Michigan Medicine hypertension specialist, who was part of the team behind the newly released high blood pressure recommendations, explains what’s changed.
A new trial plans to identify patients at urban hospitals who are at risk of hypertension and use text messages to help them reduce their blood pressure and obtain follow-up care.
In a new study, mobile reminders boosted medication adherence in high blood pressure patients. Next up, researchers are investigating the tech’s additional applications.