Half a decade ago, long-distance trucker David Jesse's blood pressure was 160/110 and he was in jeopardy of losing his commercial driver's license if it didn't get lower.

Five years later, the blood pressure is 120/80. Jesse has been in a maintenance phase for four years with a better diet, more exercise, a nurse wife who remotely keeps tabs on his health, and software that enables him, his wife and physician to continually track readings. "I now am on an almost non-existent dosage of hypertension medicine," he says.

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