Navigation Links
Behavioral support from peers, staff lowers patients' blood pressure
Date:5/21/2012

why the danger of stroke and heart attack requires taking blood pressure medication daily, even if the condition has no symptoms.

Big picture

"We also created an online program to show patients their heart disease risk factors and what would happen to their risk of having a heart attack within four years if they reduced one or more of these risk factors," Dr. Turner said. "We could show that the risk could be reduced, sometimes a lot, by making a positive change."

Aspects of a patient-centered medical home were employed, such as using an electronic medical record to identify and then track the progress of the participants.

Dr. Turner said UT Medicine, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center, and other practices in San Antonio have patients who are also failing to achieve blood pressure control goals despite medications and office visits. Behavioral support may help them achieve a safer blood pressure. In addition, studies with patients who have diabetes have also shown a likely benefit from peer- and primary care office-based behavioral support, Dr. Turner said.

The research is reported in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22570108


'/>"/>

Contact: Will Sansom
sansom@uthscsa.edu
210-567-2579
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. HIV prevention measures must include behavioral strategies to work, says APA
2. Overly Long Pregnancies Linked to Behavioral Problems in Toddlers
3. Kids of Meth-Using Moms at Risk of Behavioral Woes
4. Snoring Tots May Develop Behavioral Issues Later
5. Training grant targets behavioral and social factors linked to health
6. PAP therapy improves neurobehavioral outcomes in children with OSA
7. Behavioral management to reduce substance abuse, crime and re-arrest for drug-involved parolees
8. Kessler Foundation reports benefits of behavioral technique for cognitive rehabilitation in MS
9. BPA Exposure in Womb Linked to Behavioral Woes in Girls
10. Obesity counseling should focus on neurobehavioral processes, not personal choice, researchers say
11. Behavioral Techniques a Better Value for Chronic Migraine Than Meds: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 VogueQueen is a ... affordable prices and many designers are thrilled to have it ... business announces its new collection of prom dresses for the ... to drive the strategic vision and he focuses on continuing ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 23, 2015 AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s ... maternity wedding dresses. View website of AngelWeddingDress.com ... for maternity wedding dresses online for a bridal party. ... high quality for them. Its maternity wedding dresses are ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Thousand of ... Medical Care recalled its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates ... underway in U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Bernstein ... 20th, the Court has remanded a case filed by ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Joan Lunden, award-winning American journalist, ... the upcoming 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference ... Resource®, LLC (PER®) , shares that “a fast-growing, virulent” ... if she had not followed up her clean mammogram ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most innovative and ... to treat specific body parts and muscle groups. , ... to use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative IsoTube ... muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... about the dangers of taking cannabis when the Government unwittingly ... year ago, the British Home Secretary admits today. ... by his predecessor, David Blunkett, Charles Clarke said he is ... cannabis and mental illness. He made these damning remarks in ...
... in the offing for abdominal aortic aneurysm, a blood vessel condition ... ,This condition, a swelling // in the ... bursts, accounts for 1.36% of deaths in men over 65 in ... for men in that age group, Pulse magazine says. ...
... India’s Punjab state are using decoy customers to trap doctors ... // has been outlawed. The State’s sex ratio is ... ,Officials said the decoy customers would be paid up ... sex determination tests. Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Secretary D.S. ...
... the amendment which states to reduce the price of the ... and the // acting Prime Minister Mark Vaile ... by the major opposition party in Australia (Labor Party). ... to prevent the delay in the introduction of new generic ...
... fat diet has been found to suppress the activity ... regulates insulin secretion (beta cells of the pancreas). The ... ,This molecular mechanism between diabetes (Type II) ... University of California. During early stages of the disease, ...
... does not get affected due to the use of mobile ... been revealed by researchers belonging to the Essex University//. The ... mobiles to volunteers' heads and asked them to do several ... on or off. ,Contrary to previous studies ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UK public misled over downgrading cannabis: Govt 2Health News:Experts urging artery screening in the UK 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among enterprise buyers of ... purchasing in 2015, says Moravia CMO, ... study by market research firm Common Sense Advisory, 15 ... their translation and localization needs. "From a language industry ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology Market by Product, Clinical ... 2019" report to their offering. ... techniques for the detection of infectious diseases. The ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) ... SM : Enabling Pharmaceutical Manufacturing,s Future. ... following goals: , Highlight the ongoing focus PDA ... build practical solutions by filling known gaps in current manufacturing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 2Global Microbiology Testing/Clinical Microbiology (Instrument, Analyzer, Incubator, Kit, Microscope, Molecular Diagnostics) Market - Forecast to 2019 3PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 2PDA Launches Manufacturing Science Program(SM) 3
... June 1, 2011 Claron Technology makes the PROFIT ... Medical imaging software developer Claron Technology, headquartered in Toronto, ... ranking of Canada,s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. Ranking ... 200 profiles the country,s most successful growth companies. Published ...
... Select Care Benefits Network, Inc. (SCBN), a professional ... or low-cost medication from Patient Assistance Programs , ... announcement that the company has helped patients receive over ... Additionally, to better fulfill its mission ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Claron Technology Makes the PROFIT 200 List for the Third Consecutive Year 2SCBN Prescription Advocacy Celebrates 30,000th Customer 2
... The Cypress quick test is a rapid ... antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi. It can ... plasma. The method employs a unique combination ... is conjugated on dye particles, and antigens ...
Silicone ICD lead...
The Livewire steerable electrophysiology catheter is uniquely designed with an ergonomic handle and patented steering mechanism to provide smooth, precise catheter tip movement, even during lengthy e...
... Glaucoma Treatment System will provide ... glaucoma treatments through the use ... (GMS) and DeepLight 790 Titanium ... the eye's natural pressure differential ...
Medicine Products: