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Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home

Young, black man taking blood pressure at home
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is among the most important risk factors that contribute to the incidence of cardiovascular events and chronic kidney disease.
  • Several U.S. and international hypertension guidelines, scientific statements, and position papers endorse the use of self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring for confirming a of hypertension diagnosis  and managing treated hypertension.
  • To encourage implementation of SMBP monitoring, investments should be made in building and supporting infrastructure for SMBP monitoring.

Read the full article in Circulation

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