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Kaiser Permanente blood pressure control program produces results
Marin Independent Journal

A multifaceted program to control blood pressure implemented by Kaiser Permanente in Northern California in 2001 doubled the rates of blood pressure control among adult members over the next eight years.

The number of heart attacks and strokes among Northern California members fell substantially during roughly the same time. The dramatic success of the program is detailed in a study published Tuesday in the American Medical Association.

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