|Posted on 11/23/2017 8:48:00 PM.|
Almost half of U.S. adults are considered to have high blood pressure as a result of updated guidelines for what constitutes hypertension. Tulane epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton led the team that redefined the blood pressure guidelines and his hope is that it leads to lifestyle changes for some patients.
|Paul Whelton, Tulane, blood pressure, hypertension, guidelines|
|Posted on 4/24/2015 11:31:00 AM.|
Ochsner Health System in New Orleans announces they are the first hospital in the country to use the new Apple Watch to manage patients suffering from chronic diseases. The Ochsner Hypertension Digital Medicine Program uses the watch to track patients who are struggling to control their blood pressure.
|Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Apple Watch, Richard Milani, hypertension|