Diabetes Series: Part 6, Know Your Blood Pressure

What blood pressure is, how to control it, and why it's important. 4 minutes.

Part 6 of a 7-part series discussing how diabetes is caused, how it affects the body, and how to live with it.

Our diabetes modules are designed to teach patients of all levels of literacy and education about the causes of diabetes, its treatment, and its effect on everyday life.  Each module is available as a video or as a printable PDF, in both English and Spanish.

The multimedia diabetes educational program received the award for outstanding electronic patient education materials at the 2009 national meeting of the American Public Health Association.  This research was supported by a research grant from the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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Diabetes Blood Pressure

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Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; and Executive Vice President for Healthcare Quality Evaluation at The Joint Commission
Associate Professor

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:44
http://gim-geriatrics.medicine.northwestern.edu/sites/gim/files/Diabetes_Blood_Pressure.pdf
http://gim-geriatrics.medicine.northwestern.edu/sites/gim/files/Diabetes_Presion_Sanguinea_0.pdf