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Internist follow-up key for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer survivors may recover from their illness only to face the same diseases as their “well” peers, such as hypertension and diabetes. ... We need to be monitoring these patients for hypertension, heart disease, diabetes,” said Atlanta
May 2009

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

It's been associated with a variety of other conditions, including hypertension, heart disease, and cognitive effects. ... There also is some evidence that patients with persistent hypertension despite taking multiple medications might be helped if their
March 2015

MKSAP Quiz: High BP and oral contraception

Renovascular hypertension due to fibromuscular dysplasia is most commonly caused by medial fibroplasia of the renal artery. ... Management of renovascular hypertension secondary to fibromuscular dysplasia may involve revascularization with kidney
June 2013

Managing the elderly with cardiovascular disease

failure, chronic kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, dyslipidemia, hypertension and diabetes, said Wilbert S. ... Dr. Aronow and the ACCF/AHA consensus document give several tips for evaluating
October 2011

Managing medication adherence

More generally, Redwood City, Calif.-based Proteus Digital Health is targeting such chronic diseases as hypertension and diabetes. ... hypertension and type 2 diabetes who used Proteus Discover than in those who did not.
March 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Worsening thrombocytopenia

ITP. Her clinical picture is more consistent with preeclampsia (new-onset hypertension at >20 weeks' gestation) with proteinuria or the HELLP syndrome. ... The relationship between pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome is unclear; HELLP syndrome occurs in 10%
September 2016

Intertwining patients in their care management

The issue: Engaging patients in management of their hypertension. An illustration of a typical user session with the Twine app. ... In addition to hypertension treatment, the tool now supports weight loss efforts and diabetes care.
March 2015

After splenectomy, clots join infection as potential risks

Risk for infection after splenectomy is familiar, but blood clots and, by extension, pulmonary hypertension are emerging as another possible threat. ... Complications related to clotting, such as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH),
April 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Chest pain of 4 months' duration

He has hypertension. Family history does not include cardiovascular disease in any first-degree relatives.
October 2014

MKSAP Quiz: ED evaluation for midsternal pain

Medical history is significant for hyperlipidemia and hypertension. She does not smoke cigarettes. ... Her cardiac risk factors include her age, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia, and the substernal nature of her chest pain places her in an intermediate
April 2014

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