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Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

When her readings failed to dip below 150/100, she started to wonder if hypertension could be causing her recent fatigue and headaches.
July 2012

Medicine and management: hits from Hospital Medicine

Chronic hypertension doesn't need to be treated until the diastolic blood pressure goes above 105 mm Hg. ... Methyldopa is the drug of choice for hypertension; avoid ACE inhibitors and ARBs, because they can lead to renal agenesis and fetal death.
July 2009

The DIE-t order

hypertension = 2 g sodium, heart disease history = cardiac (trumps hypertension), diabetes = diabetic, both = cardiac diabetic, on dialysis = renal, hyperkalemia = restrict their potassium (which there is an abundance of in salt substitute,
November 2020

System-wide changes improve diabetes care

Andrieni said. Houston Methodist is expanding its quality improvement efforts to include hypertension, lipid management, depression screening, and smoking cessation, Dr.
September 2016

Gender gap increases women's heart risks

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute hypertension guidelines.
November 2008

Telemedicine connects remote areas with care

A large part of her work is follow-up for chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension, but she also does general primary care.
April 2008

How salt shakes out

This is the situation throughout the U.S. There are many liabilities attached to prediabetes, and hypertension is frequently in that mix. ... We also, by the way, have ever more prehypertension and hypertension, and prediabetes and diabetes, for that
November 2020

Pop Quiz: Women's Health

Hypertension, according to the AHRQ, which reported today in a news release that about 25 million women were treated for hypertension in 2006.
November 2020

Increasing nutrition education in medicine

Diet-related diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, comprise a large portion of primary care visits in the U.S. ... Interventions included the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, the Mediterranean diet, the ketogenic
January 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Fever, chills, rash in the ED

He has hemochromatosis with evidence of portal hypertension (ascites). V. vulnificus infection should always be considered in a patient with liver disease who presents with sepsis and cutaneous manifestations of hemorrhagic
May 2013

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