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What does NHBPEP stand for?

NHBPEP stands for National High Blood Pressure Education Program

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The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee has estimated that a mere 3-mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure (SBP) would reduce the relative risk death due to stroke by 8%, death due to coronary artery disease by 5%, and all-cause mortality by 4% (JAMA 2002;288: 1882-8), noted Dr.
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program (NHBPEP) was launched in early 1972, after a Veterans Administration study showed the clear benefit of lowering blood pressure in men with hypertension," says Edward J.
The fourth report of its kind issued since 1972 through the federal National High Blood Pressure Education Program, it seeks to streamline and update blood pressure guidelines to physicians.
National High Blood Pressure Education Program estimates that lowering systolic blood pressure by five points would results in a 14 percent decrease in deaths from stroke, a 9 percent decline in heart disease deaths, and a 7 percent drop in overall mortality.