Can ‘FDA-cleared’ blood pressure devices be trusted? A call to action
High blood pressure (BP) is a national healthcare crisis: the facts speak for themselves. According to 2016 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates, 67 million American adults have high blood BP, and only half of them have their BP controlled. High BP causes ∼1000 deaths per day, and costs the US healthcare system $47.5 billion annually in direct medical expenses 1.