SIU School of Medicine opening hypertension clinic

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SPRINGFIELD - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine officials have announced they are opening a new hypertension clinic at SIU HealthCare in Springfield.

The new clinic is designed to help central Illinois patients who have difficulty with managing their high blood pressure.  Visitors will be able to take part in 24-hour blood pressure monitoring studies, non-invasive measures of heart and vascular function and body composition, and screening for uncommon forms of high blood pressure.

Appointments are available for Wednesdays and Thursdays.  For more information, or to make an appointment, call (217) 545-8000.

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