Hypertension in the Faith Community: A Four-Week, Nurse Led, Diet/Exercise Intervention.

@article{Bangurah2017HypertensionIT,
  title={Hypertension in the Faith Community: A Four-Week, Nurse Led, Diet/Exercise Intervention.},
  author={Saphie S Bangurah and Shellye A Vardaman and Kelli K Cleveland},
  journal={Journal of Christian nursing : a quarterly publication of Nurses Christian Fellowship},
  year={2017},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={225-231}
}
Inadequate blood pressure (BP) control in hypertension carries a major financial and public health burden. This study examined the efficacy of behavioral and lifestyle changes on BP control among African American adults, aged 55 years and older in a faith-based setting. The study was supported by clergy who helped to engage participants in interventions… CONTINUE READING