Early detection of heart risks in men and boys
June is Men's Health Month, intended to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. One of the most preventable problems is hypertension and related cardiovascular disease.If you have a special man in your life - your father, spouse, partner or son - make sure they are healthy and well to celebrate many more Men's Health Months!
Give him the gift of heart health
Whether he is simply at risk because of family history, age, weight or other health issue, or he has been diagnosed with hypertension or prehypertension, regular tracking can make the difference between living a healthy life and not living. Self-monitoring with Hello Heart can reduce blood pressure by 10+ mm Hg systolic on average. It is also the only way to assess the effectiveness of the actions he takes to reach his goal BP (medications, lifestyle changes) and adapt them based on the readings.Father's Day may be past, but you can still use the Hello Heart special offer code to get an A&D Wellness Connected Bluetooth blood pressure cuff for $39.00 (regularly $74.99). Give it to the man you love. Then have him download Hello Heart (iOS, Android).
To order the FDA-approved A&D Blood Pressure arm cuff:Call toll free 1-888-726-9966Use Offer Code 621115A&D is making this offer available to Hello Heart users until June 31, 2015.
Hello Heart is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment. You should always consult with your doctor about your individual care.
1. Gazit T, Gutman M, Beatty AL. Assessment of Hypertension Control Among Adults Participating in a Mobile Technology Blood Pressure Self-management Program. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(10):e2127008, https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.27008. Accessed October 19, 2022. (Some study authors are employed by Hello Heart. Because of the observational nature of the study, causal conclusions cannot be made. See additional important study limitations in the publication. This study showed that 108 participants with baseline blood pressure over 140/90 who had been enrolled in the program for 3 years and had application activity during weeks 148-163 were able to reduce their blood pressure by 21 mmHg using the Hello Heart program.) (2) Livongo Health, Inc. Form S-1 Registration Statement. https:/www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1639225/000119312519185159/d731249ds1.htm. Published June 28, 2019. Accessed October 19, 2022. (In a pilot study that lasted six weeks, individuals starting with a blood pressure of greater than 140/90 mmHg, on average, had a 10 mmHG reduction.) NOTE: This comparison is not based on a head-to-head study, and the difference in results may be due in part to different study protocols.
2. Validation Institute. 2021 Validation Report (Valid Through October 2022). https://validationinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Hello_Heart-Savings-2021- Final.pdf. Published October 2021. Accessed October 19, 2022. (This analysis was commissioned by Hello Heart, which provided a summary report of self-fundedemployer client medical claims data for 203 Hello Heart users and 200 non-users from 2017-2020. Findings have not been subjected to peer review.)