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Caretakers Don’t Use Blood Pressure Drugs Regularl

A researcher at Tulane University, Marie Krousel-Wood says people involved in caretaking responsibilities were three times less likely taking blood pressure medications than others. And people who don’t visit //clinics are 2 times more likely to report less intake of BP drugs.

‘Nationally we know that only one in three people with high blood pressure have the condition under control. Poor adherence to prescribed medications is a key factor contributing to poor blood pressure control,’ says Krousel-Wood, professor of family and community medicine. ‘We wanted to investigate factors that affect people’s ability to take their medications as prescribed.’

Krousel-Wood, in partnership with the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, investigated adherence with prescribed medications in a group of 295 urban patients in a public clinic diagnosed with high blood pressure in the year before the study began.

Interviewers collected self reports of medication use as well as lifestyle details by phone between January and August 2005. According to Krousel-Wood, others reporting higher rates of poor adherence to prescriptions include current smokers, males, African-Americans, younger people and those earning less than $1000 a month.

Krousel-Wood recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a four-year cohort study of medication adherence in older adults involving more participants.

(Source: Eurekalrt)
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