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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

Information about at-home high blood pressure monitoring. Includes what happens during blood pressure testing, how blood pressure readings are taken, which readings are normal and abnormal and choosing the best monitoring equipment for your needs.

Review Date: September 19, 2011

American Heart Association

Prevention and Treatment of High Blood Pressure

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is critical for the prevention of HBP and an indispensable part of managing it. Think of these changes as a "lifestyle prescription" and make every effort to comply with them.

Review Date: August 14, 2012

American Heart Association

What African Americans with Diabetes or High Blood Pressure Need to Know

Diabetes and high blood pressure can damage the kidneys and lead to kidney disease. African Americans have a higher rate of kidney failure than any other group of people. Learn how you can take preventive measures to guard against kidney disease.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

NIH National Kidney Disease Education Program

Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

Learn how to prevent and control high blood pressure with helpful tips, quizzes, real life examples, and information about medications and working with your doctor.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI