This page was created for Filipinos who have Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) or are at risk of getting this disease. In this website, users will find information and resources that will educate, and spread awareness about this prevalent health issue in the Filipino community. In addition, given that we live in a technological age, this page will provide users with helpful links to mobile applications, videos, and instructional healthy recipes that will further promote healthy ways to prevent and reverse the consequences hypertension.
More Information on Hypertension in the Filipino Community
"The illness beliefs, perceptions, and practices of Filipino Americans with Hypertension", is a peer reviewed journal article written by Felicitas A. Dela Cruz RN, DNSc, FAANP (Professor and Director, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Second Careers and Nursing Programs), and & Carmen B. Galang, RN, DNSc (Assistant Professor), from Azusa Pacific University, School of Nursing. In this article, Dela Cruz and Galang provide insight on Filipino health beliefs, especially in relation to Hypertension and similar health complications (1).