Blood Pressure

A new study found that taking blood pressure medications at bedtime may be more beneficial than taking the drugs in the morning. “This study is notable for a remarkably safe intervention that may be very powerful,” said Brandon William Calenda, MD, non-invasive cardiovascular specialist. “The notion that taking one’s blood pressure medications before bedtime (as opposed to the morning) could reduce mortality, heart attacks, and strokes is quite surprising.” Read more >>





Blood Pressure Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Know Your Numbers
Learn the meaning of the systolic and diastolic values of blood pressure and take a non-fasting blood sugar test that offers results in seconds. We’ll also discuss common risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, as well as how to reduce them and take control of your health.
 
  • Monday, December 9; 11:00am to 2:00pm
    ShopRite of Garwood, 563 North Avenue East, NJ
     
  • Tuesday, December 10; 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Gateway YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, NJ
     
  • Wednesday, December 11; 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Overlook Medical Center, 4th Floor Cafeteria
     
  • Thursday, December 12; 10:00am to Noon
    Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ
     
  • Tuesday, December 17; 10:00am to Noon
    Maplewood City Hall, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ
     
  • Thursday, December 19; Noon to 2:00pm
    ShopRite of Union, 2401D, US-22, Union, NJ 
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2842.

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