I Can Keep My Blood Pressure Under Control
Help readers of all ages learn to manage high blood pressure with this booklet's engaging educational content, interactive goal-setting exercises, and motivational success stories.
This essential guide is packed with easy-to-understand information about living well and navigating the challenges of high blood pressure. Readers will find answers to their most pressing questions and actionable tips for a healthier life.
This is the perfect resource for anyone newly diagnosed with high blood pressure or interested in taking steps to manage it more effectively.
This booklet features:
- Engaging, easy-to-follow calls to action
- Inspirational testimonials to support key points
- Plain language, written at a 4th-grade reading level
- 28 pages of actionable advice and photos, 6" x 9" format
Jann Keenan, Ed.S., brings over 3 decades in the health literacy and health equity fields. A public health educator, she has written more than 400 print and multi-media materials (booklets, brochures, curricula, videos) and received a dozen national awards for her plain language writing and design, Clients include government agencies, hospitals, universities, pharmaceuticals, and insurance companies. She keynotes and presents on health literacy and disease management and medical adherence at national conference. Jann offers numerous workshops on plain language writing and design. Seasoned in the field of diabetes, she wrote a 6-module interactive curriculum on diabetes for Latinos and served as the health literacy design lead for the Center for Disease Control’s Prevent T2 (type 2 diabetes). She also crafted the communications plan, and wrote and implemented community-based diabetes and high blood pressure management programs offered throughout the states. Jann earned her Ed.S. in Instructional Design from Indiana University.
Julia Wittner, M.A., has more than 23 years of experience as a writer and editor. She develops easy-to-read print and web-based products for diverse audiences that are clear, engaging, and culturally and linguistically appropriate. She served as the Lead Author of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Prevention Program curriculum, Prevent T2. The 26-module curriculum is written in plain language and promotes modest weight loss (5-7%) through a 12-month lifestyle change program. Julia earned an M.A. in Magazine Writing and Editing from the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.