Fact Sheets

For Providers

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Patient Visit Checklist: Supporting Your Patients with High Blood Pressure

Effective provider-patient communication improves health outcomes and saves time. Use this checklist with sample questions to communicate better with your patients during every visit.

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Improving Medication Adherence Among Patients with Hypertension

Medication adherence is critical to successful hypertension control for most patients. Find out how you can help.

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High Blood Pressure: Medicines to Help You

This booklet from the Food and Drug Administration's Office on Women's Health lists every medicine approved to treat high blood pressure, along with side effects, warnings, and other information. The booklet is designed to initiate conversations between providers and patients.

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Community Health Workers and Million Hearts®
Los promotores de salud y la iniciativa Million Hearts®

Community health workers can play a key role in team-based care for patients with chronic diseases, particularly for individuals facing health disparities.

For Patients

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The Scoop on Statins: What Do You Need to Know?

Share this one-page version with patients who need to know the benefits and risks of statins, how statins work, and who should be using them. This Q&A also includes resources for more information.

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ABCS for Heart Health
Cuatro pasos adelante

This easy-to-understand fact sheet about the ABCS of heart health (Aspirin when appropriate, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation) is available in English and Spanish.

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How to Make Control Your Goal
Cómo hacer que controlarla sea su meta

Share these hypertension control tip sheets with your patients to encourage them to make control their goal.

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Supporting Your Loved One with High Blood Pressure
Cómo apoyar a un ser querido con presión arterial alta

Caregivers and family members play an important role in keeping hypertension under control.

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