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Poor medication adherence is a major contributor to inadequate BP control, and is associated with 125,000 deaths annually. Translation of adherence interventions to community-based primary care practices where majority of Latino patients receive care is non-existent. Thus, the development of tailored interventions targeted at improving medication adherence in the Latino population is needed in order to address the racial disparities in BP control between Latinos and whites. This proposal provides a unique opportunity to address this gap in the literature. Using a randomized control design (RCT), the study will evaluate the effect of a culturally tailored, practice-based intervention on medication adherence in 148 high-risk Latino patients with uncontrolled HTN. To facilitate translation into routine practices, the intervention will be integrated into the clinic's electronic medical record (EMR) system, and will be delivered by trained, bilingual Health Coaches.
The primary aim of the study is to define the prevalence of arterial hypertension and risk factors of its development in an unselected group of Polish men from the region of Warmia and Mazury, considered as one of the most unprivileged in terms of social and employment status in Poland. Polish men life expectancy at birth is 74 years and is lower as polish women life expectancy at birth by 8 years. The difference in Western Europe is 5 years. ProM aims to investigate the prevalence of arterial hypertension as well as to increase the interest in its prevention and treatment in men from the region.
This study will be the first to distinguish the relative contributions of sleep, circadian and behavioral mechanisms to the non-dipping BP profile in Black adults and will lay the groundwork for optimizing therapies dependent on mechanisms, such as targeting sleep, targeting circadian rhythmicity, or targeting behaviors, and raising the possibility that ideal therapy for hypertension (HTN) may differ by race. This research will ultimately help to improve health and survival in black populations with HTN.
The aim of this study is to determine if alterations in sodium intake alter peripheral vascular function and exercise tolerance in young individuals.
This is a clinical trial to determine whether 30 sessions of heat therapy in the form of hot water immersion is better than 30 sessions of traditional aerobic exercise training on blood pressure reduction in people with elevated or Stage 1 hypertension.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled single center investigation of furosemide's effect on postpartum blood pressure control in pregnancies affected by hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
The objective of the study is to show that stenting the transverse-sigmoid sinus with the River stent is safe and has probable benefit to relieve clinical symptoms in subjects with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). The study will enroll 39 IIH subjects with moderate to severe visual field loss or severe headaches that have failed medical therapy. The primary safety endpoint is the rate of major adverse event at 12 months The primary probable benefit endpoint is a composite at 12 months of absence of significant sinus stenosis and clinically relevant improvement.
This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled, Phase 2 study to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of PB1046 at the optimally titrated dose after 16 weeks of treatment. Subjects will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to one of two parallel dose groups: a) high-dose group where PB1046 will be up-titrated from a 0.2 mg/kg minimally effective starting dose to a target high dose level of at least 1.2 mg/kg or higher to a maximally tolerated dose (MTD), or b) a low-dose group that will start at 0.2 mg/kg and remain at this minimally effective dose (MED) level with sham up-titration. The total treatment period will be comprised of 2 phases: 1) an initial 10 week dose titration phase in which weekly doses of PB1046 will be titrated (or sham titrated) up to a target dose level of at least 1.2 mg/kg or higher to the MTD, and 2) a maintenance of treatment phase that begins when subjects reach week 11 and continues for 6 weeks during which no further up-titration should occur.
The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) guidelines have not made any specific recommendations regarding dietary pulses. To update the recommendations, the Diabetes and Nutrition Study Group (DNSG) of the EASD commissioned an umbrella review and updated systematic review and meta-analysis using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) approach to summarize the available evidence from prospective cohort studies of the association between dietary pulses/legumes and cardiometabolic disease outcomes (incident cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, hypertension and overweight/obesity).
Mantras are specialized energized sound or words, which are defined most important sound therapy in Vedic healing. Present study was undertaken to evaluate the immediate effect of specialized Mantra chant on cardiovascular parameters in high blood pressure patients.