This study is no longer enrolling participants.
criteria include men and women 18 years and older, blood pressure >140/90
or 130/80 if diabetic, English speaking,
Exclusion criteria include angina, heart bypass, heart attack
within the last 3 months, or stroke, kidney failure, non-African-American,
Participants will make one screening visit at the Berman Center.
Blood pressure self-monitoring at home 1 to 5 times a week.
Telephone visits with the Nurse Practitioner every 2-4 weeks.
at the Berman Center.