4 reasons why BP control has dropped among American adults
After a decade-plus of progress, there is bad news on BP control rate in recent years, prior to COVID-19. Find out what’s driving this discouraging trend.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Study explores risks tied to gatherings in restaurants, bars
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by taking a look at the latest trends, including how young people can face severe manifestations from the virus.
New research shows increase in Americans with uncontrolled high blood pressure
AMA and AHA reaffirm shared commitment to equip physicians and all Americans, particularly communities of color, with resources to lower blood pressure rates.
Gathering race, ethnicity info can help fight inequity. How to do it well.
To achieve BP control for all patient populations, health inequities must be identified. Discover how to capture complete patient data in your practice.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Understanding the context of public health to improve equity
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the latest health equity news, including the understanding of context in public health.
Why self-measured blood pressure monitoring matters during COVID-19
Physicians and patients must work together to treat hypertension, particularly as COVID-19 cases surge and people remain reluctant to visit the doctor.
Follow this 7-step guide on self-measured blood pressure monitoring
Use self-measured blood pressure monitoring to help patients with hypertension achieve their BP goals during the pandemic. Learn more from the AMA.
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