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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH THE SPLASH DROWNING PREVENTION PROGRAM - to volunteer contact Matthew Hitechew. View the SPLASH Schedule

Blood Presure Self-Monitoring

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One in three American Adults have high blood pressure. Participants will work with trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the duration of the four-month program. During this time, participants will be encouraged to:

  • Self-measure their blood pressure at least two times per month
  • Attend two personalized consultations per month
  • Attend monthly nutrition education seminars

Participants will record their blood pressure readings using an easy-to-use, self-selected tracking tool. The Y will provide options for participants who need a home blood pressure monitor.


PROGRAM GOALS:

  • Reduction in blood pressure
  • Better blood pressure management
  • Increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure
  • Enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits

TO QUALITY, PARTICIPANTS WILL:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be diagnosed with highblood pressure
  • Not have experienced a recent cardiac event
  • Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias

Results

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