Practice-Based Trial of Home BP Telemonitoring Among Minority Stroke Survivors


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Black or Hispanic
- Age 18 years or older
- English or Spanish speaking
- Patients who have had an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke
- Modified Rankin scale score of ≤ 3
- Average screening SBP ≥ 140 mm Hg from three BP readings taken at two separate visits with a validated automated device
- Receiving care at the study site for at least 6 months and planning to continue receiving care at the site for the next two years.

Exclusion Criteria

- Being deemed unable to comply with the study protocol (either self-selected or by indicating during screening that he/she could not complete all requested tasks including using the HBPTM or interacting with the NCM if he/she were to be randomized to the intervention group)
- Participation in other clinical trials
- Diagnosis of cognitive dysfunction or significant psychiatric comorbidity (as indicated in medical record)
- Patients with upper arm circumference ≥ 52 cm, the maximum limit of the extra-large BP cuff
- Diagnosis of dialysis or end stage renal disease
- Relocating out of area or extended travel during study period
- Significant verbal speech impairment; unable to participate in intervention telephone sessions
- Pregnant women