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Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions explain how they improved patients' blood pressure

John Clymer

July 2, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Million Hearts® named 30 clinicians and their teams Hypertension Challenge Champions in March of 2015. All those awarded this honor achieved blood pressure control for at least 70% of their patients.

LinkPad: The Post-BIO 2015 Wrap Up

National Forum

June 19, 2015

Posted in: In the News

LillyPad, an official blog of Eli Lilly and Company, quoted the National Forum's Executive Director John Clymer, on their post about about the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, Penn.

National Forum applauds FDA on action to rid foods of trans fats

John Clymer

June 18, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Partially hydrogenated oils, also known as Trans fats, have long been an enemy to heart health. Research has shown for some time now that trans fats contribute to cardiovascular disease by raising “bad” cholesterol while simultaneously lowering “good” cholesterol.

Drug pricing drives debates at BIO convention

National Forum

June 17, 2015

Posted in: In the News

Medical Marketing & Media highlighted the National Forum's Executive Director John Clymer's views on patient engagement during the 2015 BiO International Convention in Philadelphia, Penn. 

Statement to the FDA's June 10, 2015 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

John Clymer

June 10, 2015

Posted in: News Releases

The National Forum is encouraged by the efficacy data from recent PCSK9 inhibitor trials.

NYC aims to empower patient choice with high-sodium warning on menus

Sharon G. Moffatt

June 10, 2015

Posted in: Blog

New York City could be the first U.S. metropolitan to require warning labels on high-salt dishes at chain restaurants.

Approval of a new class of cholesterol lowering drugs could reduce heart disease and stroke

John Clymer

June 9, 2015

Posted in: Blog

The National Forum is excited that new cardiovascular drugs may be available soon to patients who suffer from common forms of heart disease, including heart failure and atherosclerosis.

Collaborating for Success: FDA partners with National Forum to tackle therapy adherence in U.S.

National Forum

June 9, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Of every 100 prescriptions written by a clinician, only about 15 are taken and refilled properly. That low number has a high cost.

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