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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...

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...

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...

3 common drugs associated with reduced risk of hospitalization and harm in serious mental illness | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

Statins, calcium-channel blockers, and metformin are globally licensed, commonly used, inexpensive, and relatively safe, and therefore “ideal candidates for repurposing” for mental illness, the study authors wrote.

QD: News Every Day--'White coat effect' greater for doctors than nurses, enough to trigger more hypertension diagnoses : ACP Internist

The “white coat effect” is smaller for blood pressure measurements made by nurses than by doctors, and the difference is enough to trigger m...

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

A large-scale hypertension program that included evidence-based guidelines and performance metrics was associated with a near-doubling of hy...

Pearls help diagnose, manage drug-resistant hypertension | ACP Internist

A few diagnostic pearls can help internists suss out when a patient truly has drug-resistant hypertension and what to do about those cases.

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.

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...

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