Stressed Woman

Nearly 116 million adults in US have hypertension and 75% are NOT controlled.

Did You Know?

Uncontrolled hypertension is the leading driver of the shorter life expectancy of Blacks in the United States and the most readily reversible driver of health inequity. Detroit was ranked as the city with the second-highest rate of hypertension with nearly 47% of all adults estimated to have hypertension. 

 

Given the alarming rates of hypertension in our community, we’ve developed a community-based model for hypertension control.

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You May Be At Risk

There are common hereditary and physical risk factors for high blood pressure including the following:

  • Age

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Family History

  • Gender

  • Race 

What Modifiable Risk Factors Contribute to Hypertension?

There are risk factors that you can change to decrease your risk for high blood pressure including:

  • Lack of physical activity

  • Obesity

  • Too much alcohol

  • Too much salt

  • Smoking

  • Stress

  • Sleep apnea

 

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3 Easy Ways to Register for the Program

Online Registration

Simply schedule a free screening below. 

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In-Person
Registration

Stop in at the Sheffield Center, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to register.

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Phone Registration

Don't hesitate to give us a call at 313-491-0003. 

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