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Hello Heart study shows potential for digital tools to help manage blood pressure

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Hello Heart study shows potential for digital tools to help manage blood pressure

Study shows digital can be good for your heart

In this Medcity News article, you'll learn about:
  • The size and structure of the study

" The study followed a total of 28,000 adults ages 43 to 58 who voluntarily participated in Hello Heart’s program, accessing it through one of 21 employers."

  • Outcomes of the research study

" After 12 weeks of the program, about 70% of users with stage I hypertension and 85% of users with stage II hypertension were able to reduce their systolic blood pressure. "

  • Gaps in the research study

" Since there was no control group, it’s difficult to know how much benefit users got just from knowing they were being monitored. Most of the study’s participants were middle-aged adults with employer-sponsored health insurance, meaning the results might not be broadly applicable to older or lower-income adults. "


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