Clinical Resources for Hypertension Control

American Heart Month 2021

Feeling the pressure? We can help. Blood pressure control is possible.

As a health care professional or clinician, you are very aware of the dangers of hypertension. It can increase a person’s risk for heart disease and stroke and negatively affect other health outcomes.

Who Should Use This Toolkit?

This toolkit is designed for health care professionals and clinicians to help support their patients’ hypertension control.

These resources can help your clinical team implement protocols, use data to improve health outcomes, and be inspired by other practices’ success stories.

How Do I Use This Toolkit?

Clinical Tools and Resources

Explore various types of tools, guides, and success stories that can help you support your health care team and patients in hypertension control.

Blood pressure control is possible.
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Medication Adherence
Standardizing Patient Care
Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring
Lifestyle Changes
Identifying Patients With Hypertension

Spread the Word

Share the following social media messages with your followers.

Feeling the pressure? CDC can help. Take charge of #hypertension control with your patients using these toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth #HeartMonth

#Hypertension is common; hypertension control is not. CDC can help! Check out these #HeartMonth toolkits to empower patients on their journey to control and to better heart health. cdc.gov/heartmonth

#Hypertension control is within reach. With your support, self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring can help patients control hypertension. Use these evidence-based tools from Million Hearts [tag] to learn how to implement SMBP in your practice. https://bit.ly/34XsYclexternal icon #HeartMonth

Only about 1 in 4 adults with #hypertension have their condition under control. The Million Hearts [tag] Hypertension Control Change Package can help improve patient #BloodPressure control with practice- and evidence-based resources. https://bit.ly/2Net7xYexternal icon #HeartMonth

When it comes to talking to your patients about their #HeartHealth, remember the ABCS: Aspirin, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, Smoking cessation. Start the conversation about lowering risk for #HeartDisease. https://bit.ly/37XbNJBexternal icon #HeartMonth

Feeling the pressure? @CDCHeart_Stroke can help. Take charge of #hypertension control in your practice with these toolkits. cdc.gov/heartmonth #HeartMonth

#Hypertension is common; hypertension control is not. @CDCHeart_Stroke can help! Check out these #HeartMonth toolkits to empower patients on their journey to control and to better heart health. cdc.gov/heartmonth

#Hypertension control is within reach. With your support, self-measured #BloodPressure (SMBP) monitoring can help patients control hypertension. Use these evidence-based tools from @MillionHeartsUS to implement SMBP in your practice. https://bit.ly/34XsYclexternal icon #HeartMonth

Only about 1 in 4 adults with #hypertension have their condition under control. The @MillionHeartsUS Hypertension Control Change Package can help improve patient #BloodPressure control with practice- and evidence-based resources. https://bit.ly/2Net7xYexternal icon #HeartMonth

When it comes to talking to your patients about their #HeartHealth, remember the ABCS: Aspirin, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, Smoking cessation. Start the conversation about lowering risk for #HeartDisease. https://bit.ly/37XbNJBexternal icon #HeartMonth

Social Media Graphics

Download these hypertension graphics to share on your social media accounts with your colleagues and staff.

Take Charge of Hypertension

ABCS of Heart Health

Review and share our materials for public health professionals to help your communities control hypertension.

Download our hypertension control resources for you to share with individuals and patients in your practice.