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High blood pressure? Bring It Down!

8. May 2015

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Bring It Down is learning how to close the disparity between black and white people in high blood pressure control, with the ultimate goal of reducing stroke risk. By Ann Wallace, Senior Communications Specialist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research When it comes to high blood pressure, Kaiser Permanente Northern California is very good at bringing […]

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Study Results Aid Understanding of Gestational Diabetes

10. October 2013

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A Division of Research study may lead toward less gestational diabetes. Interview by Lynn Mundell, editor, Inside KP Northern California Monique Hedderson, PhD, a research scientist at the region’s Division of Research (DOR), has been building her research career around mother-baby health. Hedderson is principal investigator of 3 studies underway and co-lead on several more […]

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Vitamin D supplementation lags among people who may need it most

24. January 2013

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By Janet Byron, Senior Communications Specialist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research Many adult members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California who are at high risk for vitamin D insufficiency are not getting it from dietary supplements, according to a recent survey by researchers with the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research. “There are certain risk factors that […]

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