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Covid-19 and Preeclampsia
July 26, 2021
Covid-19 and Preeclampsia

Do not let the fear of contracting COVID-19 virus keep you away from getting the care you need for preeclampsia signs and symptoms.  NOT going to the doctor or hospital if you have signs of p...

What We Do
July 20, 2021
What We Do

Creating a world where moms and babies lives are no longer threatened due to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Hellp Syndrome
July 15, 2021
Hellp Syndrome

What is HELLP Syndrome? HELLP (Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets) syndrome is a life-threatening pregnancy complication usually considered to be a variant of preeclampsia. Both...

Preeclampsia Tests
July 12, 2021
Preeclampsia Tests

Making sense of preeclampsia tests Preeclampsia, in all of its forms, can mean a lot of testing, both during and after pregnancy. Have you ever wondered why your healthcare provider is running...

Research Funding
June 30, 2021
Research Funding

RESEARCH FUNDING Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program June 29, 2021 - The 2022 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant application cycle is currently open. The ultimate goal of this grant progr...

Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program
June 29, 2021
Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program

This grant program drives research to eliminate the delivery of pre-term babies as an intervention for severe preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Named for t...

COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia
June 29, 2021
COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia

Researchers found the risk for preeclampsia was 76% higher in a study group of 706 women who had COVID-19 during pregnancy (compared to a group of pregnant women without COVID-19 diagnosis).

How does pre-pregnancy body mass and time between pregnancies affect preeclampsia risk?
June 29, 2021
How does pre-pregnancy body mass and time between pregnancies affect preeclampsia risk?

Researchers found that both higher BMI and longer interpregnancy interval were linked to an increased chance for pregnancy-induced hypertension.

Does severity of pre-existing chronic hypertension affect preeclampsia severity?
June 29, 2021
Does severity of pre-existing chronic hypertension affect preeclampsia severity?

Researchers found that women with stage 1 hypertension (BP of >130/80) before they became pregnant had a doubled risk for preeclampsia compared to women entering pregnancy with normal blood pressure.

Can Dad's Heart Health Impact Your Preeclampsia Risk?
June 29, 2021
Can Dad's Heart Health Impact Your Preeclampsia Risk?

Researchers analyzed pregnancy outcomes in over 650,000 healthy women in the IBM Marketscan® research database (which also included data on paternal health) and found a strong relationship between lik...

Using Blood Pressure Values to Decrease Postpartum Readmissions
June 29, 2021
Using Blood Pressure Values to Decrease Postpartum Readmissions

A dataset of nearly 25,000 women found that a blood pressure cutoff of measurements 140/90mmHg or higher was the most reliable predictor of postpartum readmissions for high blood pressure problems.

Recognizing Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Its Clinical Usefulness
June 29, 2021
Recognizing Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Its Clinical Usefulness

There is increasing attention now on possible subtypes for preeclampsia, recognizing that 1) preeclampsia has different presentations and outcomes 2) there is a wide range in risk factors for preeclam...

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