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Feb 15, 2007 - ...gastric bypass and 47.5 percent for gastric banding), with concomitant reductions in comorbidities such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea. However, the duration of weight loss and improved health status has not been thoroughly studied. The...

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Mar 1, 2007 - ...patients more than those with fewer risk factors (e.g., diabetes, previous myocardial infarction, raised troponin concentration, hypertension). At five years, 21.2 percent of medium- to high-risk patients in the invasive group reached the combined end point of death or myocardial...

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Dec 1, 2006 - ...five trials, one each on the effectiveness of multivitamin and mineral supplements for the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration; however, no RCTs on other chronic diseases were found. The overall study quality...

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Dec 15, 2006 - ...delivery, and neonatal information. Reasons for exclusion from the study included multiple gestations, congenital abnormalities, chronic hypertension, diabetes, and birth before 37 weeks’ gestation. Each patient’s reported prepregnancy weight was taken as baseline, and all other...

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Nov 1, 2006 - ...Blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg or taking drugs for hypertension Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level of 160 mg per dL (4.15 mmol per L) or higher or taking drugs for hyperlipidemia High-density lipoprotein cholesterol level of 40 mg per dL (1.05 mmol per L) or...

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Dec 1, 2006 - ...from non–HIV-related causes rose by one third during this period (from 19.8 to 26.3 percent of all deaths). Ischemic heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and lung cancer were significant contributors to non–HIV-related deaths in women and men older than 55 years. The authors...

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Dec 1, 2006 - ...editor’s note: In 2003, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended screening for type 2 diabetes in adults with hypertension or hyperlipidemia, but found insufficient evidence to determine whether routine screening of otherwise healthy populations provides an additional...

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Nov 1, 2006 - ...years, with about 12 percent older than 75 years. About 30 percent of each group was women. Rates of current smoking (43 to 45 percent), hypertension (50 to 52 percent), and diabetes (13 to 15 percent) were almost identical between each group, as was average body mass index (26 kg...

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Nov 1, 2006 - ...The study included 6,706 patients who had atrial fibrillation plus at least one risk factor for stroke (e.g., 75 years or older, hypertension, history of transient ischemic attack [TIA], left ventricular ejection fraction less than 45 percent, peripheral arterial disease). Patients...

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Oct 15, 2006 - ...headache in black patients treated for hypertension (17 percent compared with 2 percent for nonblack patients). A retrospective study of East Asian patients found a 26 percent rate of reported adverse drug reactions during treatment for hypertension compared with 13 percent for...

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Aug 1, 2006 - ...Beta Blockers as First-line Therapy for Hypertension? Am Fam Physician. 2006 Aug 1;74(3):492-498. Beta-blocking drugs have been the mainstay of hypertension therapy for three decades. Because recent analyses have questioned the effectiveness of atenolol (Tenormin), Lind-holm and...

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Sep 1, 2006 - ...older who had prehypertension (i.e., systolic blood pressure, 120 to 139 mm Hg; and diastolic blood pressure, 80 to 89 mm Hg) or stage 1 hypertension (i.e., systolic blood pressure, 140 to 159 mm Hg; or diastolic blood pressure, 90 to 95 mm Hg) averaged over three screening visits....

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Oct 15, 2006 - ...patient and those nearby, postoperative nausea and vomiting stresses sutures, drains, and intravenous lines; promotes bleeding and venous hypertension; and increases the risk of pulmonary aspiration. Prolonged vomiting may cause problems with hydration and electrolyte balances....

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Sep 1, 2006 - ...of preeclampsia; diagnosis of HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome; treatment for essential hypertension; gestational hypertension; treatment for diabetes type 1 or 2; antiphospholipid syndrome; chronic renal disease; multiple pregnancies; or...

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Jul 1, 2006 - ...Sildenafil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jul 1;74(1):169-170. Sildenafil (Viagra) is a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor currently used for treating erectile dysfunction. Part of its mechanism is the inhibition of cyclic guanosine mono-phosphate (cGMP)...

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Sep 15, 2006 - ...sociodemographic data, and they received physical examinations and laboratory testing for established cardiovascular risk factors (e.g., hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes). Participants had chest computed tomography (CT) to measure coronary calcium levels. A cardiologist, who...

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Sep 1, 2006 - ...stroke. The researchers identified 106 patients with this syndrome following stroke. After excluding those with diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension, heart disease, ulcer, or mild disease, there were 60 patients remaining for the study. These patients were randomized (allocation...

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Mar 15, 2006 - ...Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 73/No. 6(March 15, 2006) / Weight Loss Reduces Long-term Risk of Hypertension

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Aug 15, 2006 - ...diagnosis of PE combined with a primary diagnosis of cardiorespiratory failure, cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest, secondary pulmonary hypertension, syncope, thrombolysis, or intubation/mechanical ventilation. The prediction rule was derived from 11 clinical variables routinely...

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Aug 1, 2006 - ...to have depression than those in the dementia group. Health conditions such as coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and hypertension were less common in the dementia-free group. After accounting for these factors, age, and sex, participants who exercised regularly were...

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Jul 15, 2006 - ...state that surgical procedures or antibiotic therapy may prevent renal damage in children with VUR who are at risk of renal failure and hypertension.1 Because this study questions the assumptions that VUR is a causal step in the progression to renal scarring and that patients with...

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Sep 1, 2005 - ...months) steroid treatment has been recommended by several studies, but this can result in multiple side effects, including osteoporosis, hypertension, cataracts, and hyperglycemia. Methotrexate (Rheumatrex) has been used to reduce inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic...

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Jun 15, 2006 - ...and colleagues conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of timolol (Betimol) in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension. They authors enrolled 213 patients with cirrhosis and elevated portal pressures, which are defined by a hepatic venous pressure...

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Jun 15, 2006 - ...Beta-blocker therapy has been proven to benefit patients with heart failure, arrhythmias, hypertension, or unstable angina. In some studies, early use of beta blockers has been associated with a 25 percent reduction in mortality rates for one or two days after suspected acute...

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Jun 15, 2006 - ...Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) is a rare but often fatal condition in which the fetal circulation persists after birth, leading to hypoxemia and respiratory failure. Results of a previous cohort study suggested a possible link between PPHN and maternal...

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Jul 1, 2006 - ...and the mean time from symptom onset to treatment was 10 hours. Eight percent of participants had a previous MI, and 43 percent had hypertension. Before this event, 18 percent had used aspirin. One half of the study participants received fibrinolytic therapy before randomization....

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Mar 15, 2006 - ...Weight Loss Reduces Long-term Risk of Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2006 Mar 15;73(6):1099-1100. Excessive weight is the strongest risk factor for high blood pressure. Recent studies have evaluated different ways to treat and prevent hypertension. Most of these studies evaluated...

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Mar 15, 2006 - ...Effect of Caffeine Intake on Risk of Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2006 Mar 15;73(6):1081. Clinical Question: Does habitual caffeine intake increase the risk of hypertension in women? Setting: Population-based Study Design: Cohort (prospective) Synopsis: Caffeine intake acutely...

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Jun 15, 2006 - ...with dyspnea accounted for 6 percent of the total group and were more likely to be older, have left ventricular enlargement, and have hypertension or diabetes. They also had less inducible ischemia than patients with typical angina. During the follow-up period, 786 patients without...

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Jun 1, 2006 - ...45 kg per m2 who wanted to lose weight. Patients were excluded if they or their family physicians reported the presence of uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease, pregnancy and breastfeeding, or psychiatric problems. At the study's onset, all...

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Jun 1, 2006 - ...participants and 496 in the control group. Participants were more likely than those in the control group to have a history of diabetes or hypertension; aspirin use was similar in both groups. Participants were divided into five groups based on their three lipid marker levels....

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Jun 1, 2006 - ...average body mass index was about 28 kg per m2. About 30 percent of the women reported hysterectomy, and a similar percentage reported hypertension. The parous and nulliparous participants did not differ significantly in any important variable. The parous sisters reported an average...

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Apr 1, 2006 - ...To answer these questions, Chodosh and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of self-management programs for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and osteoarthritis. The authors defined chronic disease self-management as a systematic disease intervention that...

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May 15, 2006 - ...concerns for children. These conditions are associated with future insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, lipid abnormalities, and hypertension. The combination of increased caloric intake and decreased physical activity causes obesity in children. Addressing caloric intake...

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May 15, 2006 - ...protein, and carbohydrates in lowering lipids and blood pressure has not been satisfactorily clarified. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension trial demonstrated that a high-carbohydrate diet emphasizing fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy can lower blood pressure and...

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Apr 1, 2006 - ...age of 65 years or older and ejection fraction less than 40 percent. The final patient population included mostly men with a history of hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, or chronic pulmonary disease. The study showed that 30.9 percent of patients who did not meet the...

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Jan 15, 2006 - ...Although exercise is part of the nonpharmacologic treatment of hypertension, studies of older patients have included only a small number of participants and have had inconsistent results. Hypertension in older patients usually is caused by increased peripheral resistance and...

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Dec 1, 2005 - ...Soybean Protein Supplements Improve Mild Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2005 Dec 1;72(11):2344-2349. Nonpharmacologic treatments for hypertension include weight loss, alcohol and sodium restriction, and aerobic exercise. The only nutritional intervention shown to reduce blood...

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Nov 1, 2005 - ...All study participants received a complete physical and functional assessment at baseline; were screened for stroke, diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease; had lipid measurements and apolipoprotein E genotyping; and had their BMI calculated. It also was determined...

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Oct 1, 2005 - ...Equal to Bosentan in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy Am Fam Physician. 2005 Oct 1;72(7):1330-1335. Clinical Question: Is sildenafil (Viagra) more effective than bosentan (Tracleer) in the treatment of patients with class III pulmonary hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (specialty)...

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Oct 1, 2005 - ...The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends diabetes screening every three years for patients with hypertension because they have an increased risk of developing diabetes. Experts do not agree on the usefulness of screening because no study has found early...

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Oct 1, 2004 - ...or polyhydramnios (1.4), first pregnancy (1.4), and female infant (1.3); and a relatively lower incidence of high BMI (0.7), hypertension (0.7), parity three or more (0.7), early amniocentesis (0.7), gestational diabetes (0.7), and eclampsia (0.3). Within the congenital...

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Nov 15, 2005 - ...more than 1,500 obese adults from 60 European and U.S. centers. Inclusion criteria were a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or a BMI of 27 plus hypertension or dyslipidemia. Participants also were required to have experienced less than 11-lb (5-kg) variation in body weight in the three...

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Nov 1, 2005 - ...models to control for potential confounders such as age, education level, and physical activity; medical problems such as diabetes and hypertension; and use of hormone therapy, nutritional supplements, and tobacco. Nondrinkers and women who consumed one to two drinks daily had...

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Oct 1, 2005 - ...between the treatment groups in demographics or medical and obstetric history. The main indications for labor induction were post-term, hypertension, fetal disease (e.g., small for gestational age or macrosomia), premature rupture of membranes, polyhydramnios, or oligohydramnios....

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Oct 1, 2005 - ...criteria were a history of CHD and use of lipid-lowering medications. The authors noted baseline risk factors (e.g., body mass index, hypertension, total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglyceride levels, smoking history, and diabetes). The...

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Sep 15, 2005 - ...and if glycemia is an independent metabolic risk factor or a confounding factor with other known cardiovascular risk factors (e.g., hypertension, obesity). Levitan and associates conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies to determine if nondiabetic...

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Sep 1, 2005 - ...with increased mortality; however, voluntary weight loss appeared to be protective in another analysis. Chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease increase at a higher rate in obese persons than in normal-weight persons, so it is likely that t hese...

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Aug 15, 2005 - ...identified members who were 50 years and older who reported using medications for the treatment of diabetes, depression, heart problems, hypertension, or high cholesterol. The survey asked if the respondents took less of their medication in the past 12 months because of cost, and...

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Jul 15, 2005 - ...present the first systematic review of the impact of bariatric surgery on comorbid conditions, in particular, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea. Studies reporting outcomes of comorbid conditions after bariatric surgery were extracted. Weight loss...

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