Naik said. The MEDVAMC approach involved group visits every two weeks for six weeks for patients with uncontrolled hypertension. ... Naik said. The frequency and focus of the visits change the typical dynamic of hypertension care, according to Dr.
The stakes are particularly high when young patients have white coat hypertension, Dr. ... Short- and long-term incidence of stroke in white-coat hypertension. Hypertension. 2005;45:203-8.
line treatment for essential hypertension, do not have well-founded support in the summary literature. ... Because outcome data at this dose are lacking, [hydrochlorothiazide] is an inappropriate first-line drug for the treatment of hypertension.”.
QD: News Every Day--Hypertension prevalence stable, awareness of it improving but still poor. ... Prevalence of hypertension remained stable among men (30.5%) and women (28.5%) in the past decade, an analysis showed.
Recalls, warnings, approvals and other regulatory news.
ACC conference: Resistant hypertension. A preliminary study unveiled today at ACC '09 in Orlando shows promise for patients with resistant hypertension.
QD: News Every Day--Hypertension rates holding steady. About the same percentage of people in the U.S.--30%--had hypertension in 2007-2008 as in 1999-2000, according to data ... In addition, a greater percentage of U.S. adults with hypertension were
QD: News Every Day--Nine of 10 with uncontrolled hypertension have health care coverage. ... hypertension. Hypertension was defined as an average systolic blood pressure greater than 140 mm Hg or an average diastolic blood pressure greater than 90 mm Hg,
Are we treating too many patients for hypertension? What defines hypertension as a diagnosis? ... For those readers who have been reading recent rants, you can anticipate the outcry from the hypertension community.
Hypertension control increased after implementation of the hypertension program from 43.6% in 2001 to 80.4% in 2009. ... Following the study period, the hypertension control rate within Kaiser continued to improve, from 83.7% in 2010 to 87.1% in 2011.