Media alert - New guidelines alert for blood pressure patients



    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation releases new
blood pressure guidelines warning patients of a drug combination that
increases the risk of heart disease, kidney disease and the likelihood of
dialysis.
    The guidelines, developed by the Canadian Hypertension Education Program
(CHEP) will be released on: FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2009, EMBARGO TIME: 10:00 A.M.
EST.
    There is no press conference. The press release will be distributed via
CNW.

    
    B-roll will be available through CNW Group at the listed times and
co-ordinates. B-roll features:

    -  Dr. Sheldon Tobe, Heart and Stroke Foundation spokesperson and CHEP
       executive member

    -  Margaret Moy-Lum Kwong, Director, Heart and Stroke High Blood Pressure
       program

    Live Satellite Coordinates:

    DATE OF FEED:  Friday, January 16/09

    TIME OF FEED:  2:00PM ET

    COORDINATES:   Anik F2 C Transponder 3B Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
                   Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    





For further information:

For further information: Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation,
(416) 937-5307


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