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Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in San Antonio
Date:9/12/2007

is 40.5% among non-Hispanic blacks, 27.4% for non-Hispanic whites, and 25.1% among Mexican Americans.

In addition to Hispanic Heritage Month hypertension screening events in San Ysidro, CA, Miami, FL, New York, NY, and San Antonio, TX, the Alliance announced the availability of personalized free information by calling the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline (1-866-SU- FAMILIA or 1-866-783-2645). Callers can get basic information on hypertension and referral to health care providers where they live. In addition, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Alliance is offering callers a free pocket- card for tracking their blood pressure, including key questions patients should ask their health care provider about hypertension.

According to Dr. Delgado, "knowing your blood pressure is one of the most important steps you can take para su salud."

About the Hypertension...Control is in your Hands initiative

The CEH initiative is designed to increase awareness, prevention, and treatment for hypertension in the Hispanic community. This one-year initiative focuses on the development of targeted materials, providing information to patients and providers through the National Alliance for Hispanic Health's bilingual Su Familia Helpline, and conducting an assessment of hypertension knowledge, attitudes, behaviors.

About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the nation's foremost source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 14 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit http://www.hispanichealth.org or call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-
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