World Hypertension Day -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

World Hypertension Day

Photo: Blood pressure transmitter

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In Germany alone, 35 million people are affected by high blood pressure. However, only half of those are aware of the disease. Many events, which inform patients and people who are interested in this topic, take place around the World Hypertension Day. For instance, the distribution of special information in doctor-patient forums or the participation in blood pressure measurement actions.

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