High Blood Pressure- HBP (hypertension - HTN) is the leading cause of premature death worldwide¹. In Canada, despite the highest treatment rates in the world, the prevalence of hypertension and the number of people who have uncontrolled HTN continues to rise².
You are at work and receive a call from your parent’s neighbor. Your father has fallen and is in emergency. This is a scenario many of us with older parents can image. Indeed, the stats on falling are alarming.