Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN, Assistant Professor in the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences spoke about the ACES Study on WBRC FOX6 News' Good Day Alabama on September 29, 2020. Headed by UCEM's director Dr. Thomas Buford, the ACES (ACE Inhibitors Combined With Exercise for Seniors With Hypertension) trial is a randomized, controlled trial to determine if choice of antihypertensive medication influences changes in functional status and other cardiovascular risk factors among older persons with hypertension. Check out the segment below.


You Might Qualify for the ACES Study If You: 

  • Are a man or woman age 60 years or older

  • Have high blood pressure

  • Are on a blood pressure medicine

  • Can come to study visits at UAB