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Searching for signs of eating disorders

Those who abuse appetite suppressants may develop hypertension or anxiety, while those who abuse laxatives or diuretics may develop electrolyte abnormalities, abnormal gut motility, and secondary kidney failure. ... For patients who gain extreme amounts
February 2013

Are we treating too many patients for hypertension?

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.
July 2021

Taking a drink: what patients should know

Heavy drinking imposes significant risks for osteoporosis, many types of cancer, liver disease, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke and multiple social and behavioral problems. ... In addition, other conditions should prompt a discussion about the
January 2013

QD: News Every Day--Large-scale program nearly doubled hypertension control

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.
July 2021

Keys to taking a neurological history

Samuels. At recent American Academy of Neurology meetings, he noted, neurologists who have become progressively more uncomfortable dealing with heart failure and hypertension sought out courses to better manage these conditions
July 2016

QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70

QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70. ... Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found.
July 2021

Early interventions overlooked in OA

Compared with other high-profile chronic disease targets like diabetes or hypertension, osteoarthritis has been somewhat neglected, according to a recently formed consortium that's advocating for more proactive diagnosis and ... A heftier body mass index
May 2013

Project ECHO expands the reach of primary care

George L. Bakris, FACP, (top middle panel) leads case discussions with primary care clinicians via teleconferencing regarding management of uncontrolled hypertension. ... The University of Chicago, meanwhile, began applying Project ECHO in 2010 to an
September 2011

Hypertension guidelines lead to vigorous debate

Major guidelines on hypertension released last year appear to have raised perhaps as many questions as they answered. ... The American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension released joint guidelines in December, followed
April 2014

QD: News Every Day--Sodas, whether regular or diet, associated with hypertension

Results appeared online the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Both types of sweetened drinks were associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension. ... while higher fructose intake from sources other than sugary drinks was associated with
July 2021

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