Can lowering blood pressure lower risk for dementia?

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SPRINT was a ground-breaking research study funded by the National Institutes of Health to answer the following question:

"Will lower blood pressure reduce the risk of heart and kidney diseases, stroke, or age-related declines in memory and thinking?"

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What is SPRINT MIND 2020?

SPRINT MIND 2020 is a continuation of the SPRINT study and proposes to obtain critical follow-up cognitive data. The study will address important questions related to lower Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) goals. A finding of a benefit of lowering SBP on brain health will greatly strengthen the message to the medical community and your primary care physician on the importance of treating elevated blood pressure.

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How can you make a difference and continue to contribute to this very important research study?

You can make a difference and continue to contribute by answering your phone! Our certified and experienced telephone interviewers are calling all participants enrolled in the original SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) clinical trial. More than 9,000 participants were enrolled into the SPRINT study at over 90 clinics across the United States and in Puerto Rico.

Who will be calling you?

We have a small but dedicated staff who will be calling you. Click on your SPRINT caller to learn more about them.

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How are we able to continue this very important research?

With the support of these collaborators: