Self-managed care benefits patients with hypertension

07/8/2010 | HealthDay News

A U.K. study showed that hypertensive patients who were assigned to self-managed care, an approach that involves telemonitoring of blood pressure readings and adjustment of medications at home, experienced a significant drop in systolic blood pressure after six and 12 months compared with those receiving standard care from their health providers. "Self-management represents an important new intervention for people with hypertension treated in primary care," the lead researcher said.

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