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Why and how to monitor hypertension at home | ACP Internist

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.

ACC conference: Resistant hypertension : ACP Internist

A preliminary study unveiled today at ACC '09 in Orlando shows promise for patients with resistant hypertension. The first-in-man study used...

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for HIV | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

A 44-year-old man is evaluated in the office during a routine visit. Medical history is significant for HIV diagnosed at age 25 years, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. He is a current smoker. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and lab tests,

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QD: News Every Day--Hypertension prevalence stable, awareness of it improving but still poor : ACP Internist

Prevalence of hypertension remained stable among men (30.5%) and women (28.5%) in the past decade, an analysis showed. Awareness, management...

QD: News Every Day--Hypertension rates holding steady : ACP Internist

About the same percentage of people in the U.S.--30%--had hypertension in 2007-2008 as in 1999-2000, according to data released today by th...

Shifting standards for hypertension | ACP Internist

New hypertension guidelines are being developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that will incorporate new study results. At issue is how these results apply to the many types of patients who walk

For hypertension, how low to go? | ACP Internist

Updated blood pressure guidelines may have created more questions than closure, internists have found, as they try to determine how aggressively to treat the condition and what goals to set for subpopulations of patients, such as those with diabetes.

QD: News Every Day--Nine of 10 with uncontrolled hypertension have health care coverage : ACP Internist

Nearly 90% of U.S. adults with uncontrolled hypertension have a usual source of health care and insurance, the Centers for Disease Control a...

Recalls continue for hypertension medicines | ACP Internist

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.

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