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September 2015

New Blood Pressure Recommendations

By |2018-02-18T16:55:27-05:00September 12th, 2015|Camille's Blog, Clinical|

According to a landmark clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) called the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) and released on 9/11/2015, lower blood pressure values than have been previously recommended were associated with a significantly lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and death. Read more and check out our Patient Teaching Guide!