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Time to Retire Beta-Blockers in Uncomplicated Hypertension?
A comprehensive review of the evidence for the work-horse drugs indicates it's not quite time, yet.
4 New Views on Primary Care Practices
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High Blood Pressure Tied to Greater Risk for T2D
Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.
Hypertension in an African American Man with Diabetes
A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?
3 Low Pressure Questions About Hypertension
Some things never change, or do they? Find answers here to key questions about the current state of high blood pressure treatment.
Masked Hypertension–Cognitive Link Suggests Test
About one-third of US adults have high blood pressure, the leading diagnosis in primary care. Find the latest news about advances in hypertension research in the pages that follow.
Circulatory Disorders Are Primary Care Lifeblood
Hypertension, the “silent killer,” is the leading diagnosis in primary care, and several other circulatory disorders are bringing patients to your practice. Here are the particulars.
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