Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

Long Study Name: Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

Study Type: cardiovascular

Study Purpose: This study will determine if reducing systolic blood pressure more than is currently recommended can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Study Design: This study will test whether a treatment program aimed at reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to a lower goal than currently recommended will reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Study Qualifications

  • Age: 50 and older
  • Systolic blood pressure greater than 130
  • At least one other risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Study Duration

  • Up to 5 years

Study Benefits

  • Approved blood pressure medicine(s) provided at no cost to you
  • Health and medical screenings at no cost to you

Study Contact

If you are interested in the SPRINT study, call 336-713-8540 or email Lindsay Gordon at ligordon@wakehealth.edu

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