Managing your blood pressure can be a challenge – use this easy-to-read booklet to make it understandable and actionable.
Order the brochure “I Can Keep My Blood Pressure Under Control: Up-to-date information on ways to live well with high blood pressure”. This brochure includes information on ways to manage and live well with high blood pressure. The “Managing Your Health” series is designed to help those living with high blood pressure to live a longer, fuller life. The brochure is 28-page plus covers.
- 32 pages, 6” x 9” format
- 4th grade reading level using plain language principles
- Inspiring testimonials to support key points
- Engaging content with step-by-step calls to action
- Solutions to everyday problems can lead to longer term behavior change
- Appropriate, action-oriented photos
About the Authors
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.
This publication was vetted by:
Harry Peled, MD
St. Jude Medical Center
101 East Valencia Mesa Drive
Fullerton, CA 92835
Tara Del Rosario, Registered Dietitian
1212 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017