/Ian MacDonald

About Ian MacDonald

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at Unboxed Health

BProactive Simplifies Treatment of High Blood Pressure Patients

By |2018-05-07T08:58:55+00:00September 29th, 2017|BProactive|

Challenges of Treating the Hypertension Patient Hypertension is a disease that impacts approximately 7.5 million Canadians and 75 million Americans. Left uncontrolled, hypertension can lead to heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, dementia, eye problems, as well as many other life-changing and potentially life-threatening problems. Hypertension is best controlled through regular visits to a healthcare provider, [...]

BProactive Helps Home Monitoring of Hypertension

By |2018-04-23T15:14:44+00:00June 22nd, 2017|BProactive|

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the single most important risk factor for stroke and is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. According to Hypertension Canada, high blood pressure affects almost 25% of Canadians and over 40% of adults worldwide. Unfortunately, hypertension has no obvious symptoms until the body is damaged from chronic [...]

When Blood Pressure Goes Up: The Problem of Hypertension

By |2018-05-07T09:01:28+00:00June 6th, 2017|BProactive|

According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 in 5 adults worldwide have hypertension – a condition that causes around half of all deaths from stroke and heart disease. Complications from hypertension account for 9.4 million deaths worldwide every year. What is Hypertension? Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure or raised blood [...]