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Jul 15, 2000 - ...Historically, diastolic blood pressure has been considered the most important factor in adverse sequelae of hypertension. However, recent evidence has shown that systolic blood pressure has an equal or even greater role in cardiovascular risk. Kannel reviewed the evidence suggesting...

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Jun 1, 1999 - ...Hypertension? Am Fam Physician. 1999 Jun 1;59(11):3202. The leading cause of death among patients with diabetes is cardiovascular disease. Many diabetic patients also have hypertension. Calcium channel blockers have been shown to be effective for treating both hypertension and...

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Feb 15, 2000 - ...Controlling Hypertension with Angiotensin II Receptors Am Fam Physician. 2000 Feb 15;61(4):1140. Hypertension remains poorly controlled in the United States, even with many options for antihypertensive treatment. Data from the 1994 U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination...

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Oct 1, 1998 - ...patients with hypertension, ischemic heart disease and certain arrhythmias. All calcium channel blockers dilate coronary and peripheral blood vessels. Recent case control studies have raised concern about increased cardiovascular mortality in patients with hypertension who are...

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Nov 15, 1998 - ...Hypertension, Blood Pressure Levels and Aspirin Therapy Am Fam Physician. 1998 Nov 15;58(8):1881-1882. Even after undergoing treatment, hypertensive patients remain at increased risk for morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease. The principal reason for this is believed to...

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Jul 1, 1998 - ...Long-Acting Calcium Channel Blockers in Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jul 1;58(1):244. Published reports have suggested that the use of calcium channel blockers is associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction compared with diuretic and beta-blocker therapy. These...

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Jan 15, 2001 - ...observed in pharmacologic trials in hypertensive patients is less impressive. However, it is likely that more aggressive management of hypertension will achieve improved results. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue, or...

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Jan 15, 2001 - ...when the pancreas can no longer keep up with increased insulin requirements. Often, patients with hyperinsulinemia and diabetes also have hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia, all occurring in a disorder constellation often referred to as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome. The...

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Dec 1, 2000 - ...Asymptomatic, <3 major risk factors for CAD; controlled hypertension; mild, stable angina; post-successful coronary revascularization; uncomplicated past MI (>6 to 8 weeks); mild valvular disease; LVD/CHF (NYHA class I) Primary care management; consider all first-line therapies;...

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Feb 15, 1998 - ...Isolated systolic hypertension frequently precedes heart failure. The Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program (SHEP) showed that low-dose chlorthalidone significantly reduced the incidence of stroke and major cardiovascular events. Kostis and colleagues, for the SHEP...

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Oct 15, 1998 - ...Diets: Necessary in Hypertension? Am Fam Physician. 1998 Oct 15;58(6):1425-1426. Findings from recent large population studies have provided conflicting information about the advantages of lowering sodium in the treatment of patients with hypertension. Graudal and colleagues...

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Jun 15, 2000 - ...blood pressure and heart rate readings in patients with controlled and uncontrolled hypertension. Twenty-nine ambulatory subjects were identified by hypertension-related codes (stage 1 to 3 hypertension) from the International Classification of Diseases, ninth revision. Digital...

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Jul 1, 1998 - ...between asymptomatic carotid bruits and stroke in elderly patients with isolated systolic hypertension. The study group consisted of 4,442 participants in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program who were followed for an average of 4.5 years. Patients were excluded if they...

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May 1, 2000 - ...likely to benefit the most from early treatment. Thus, older patients (mean age: 70.9 years), women, and patients with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, a history of prior stroke, congestive heart failure or myocardial infarction were more likely to be treated according to the...

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Jan 1, 2001 - ...threat to public health. Overweight and obese people are at higher risk for morbidity from numerous chronic disorders such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. This health risk is greater when excess fat is deposited in the abdominal region because this phenotype is...

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Jan 1, 2001 - ...takes an indolent course, a substantial proportion of patients develop fibrosis that leads to cirrhosis and complications from portal hypertension. There are no reliable criteria that can be used to identify patients at higher risk of progression. Weight loss has been shown to...

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Feb 15, 1999 - ...Captopril or Atenolol for Hypertension in Diabetes? Am Fam Physician. 1999 Feb 15;59(4):991-994. Tight control of blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (formerly known as non-insulin–dependent diabetes mellitus) significantly reduces both microvascular and...

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Jun 1, 2000 - ...Cigarette smoking, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and hyperlipidemia have been identified as major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Experimental and observational studies have shown that activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system increases the risk of...

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Feb 15, 1998 - ...Preeclampsia, usually defined as the onset of hypertension and proteinuria in the second half of pregnancy, occurs in about 5 percent of pregnancies. The pathophysiology of preeclampsia is not well understood, and the search for an effective preventive therapy has been unsuccessful....

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Aug 1, 1998 - ...Contraindications: glaucoma, severe renal or liver disease, coronary artery disease, hypertension, concomitant use of MAO inhibitors Ergotamine tartrate, caffeine One to two tablets orally at onset; may repeat within 30 minutes and every four hours; maximum: five tablets per...

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May 1, 1998 - ...Approximately 20 percent of elderly patients use long-term diuretic therapy, mainly for heart failure and hypertension. In addition to cost, prolonged use of these agents is associated with the risk of hypokalemia, hyponatremia, dehydration and cardiac arrest. Walma and colleagues...

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Jun 1, 1999 - ...It is estimated that 3 million Americans will have chronic renal failure by the year 2008. Diabetes and hypertension account for two thirds of persons with chronic renal failure. Other high-risk patients include those with chronic glomerulonephritis or a family history of renal...

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Mar 15, 2000 - ...a series of questions about risk factors for sleep apnea, including snoring behavior, waketime sleepiness or fatigue, and obesity or hypertension. For a sample of the Berlin Questionnaire, see the accompanying figure on page 1828. Netzer and associates evaluated the usefulness of...

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Apr 15, 1999 - ...event for stroke in premenopausal women, but the degree of association and the interplay between migraine and other factors, such as hypertension and use of oral contraceptives, has been unclear. The report of a large European study by Chang and colleagues clarifies the data and...

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Sep 1, 1999 - ...Committee on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension recommended that diuretics or beta blockers be considered as the preferred initial drug therapy for the management of patients with uncomplicated hypertension. Currently, however, the number of prescriptions written...

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May 15, 2000 - ...Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, particularly in combination with other factors such as obesity, smoking, diabetes and dyslipidemia. Effective management of hypertension results in reduced morbidity and mortality. The latest report from the Joint...

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Oct 1, 2000 - ...positive results and there must be a system in place for referral and treatment. Hensrud reviews current screening practices for cancer, hypertension and hyperlipidemia in primary care. Many organizations have issued recommendations for cancer screening, including the American...

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Aug 1, 1998 - ...groups. These groups included women with pregestational type 1 diabetes mellitus, women with multiple gestations, women with chronic hypertension and women who had had preeclampsia in a previous pregnancy. Patients were entered into the study between 13 and 26 weeks of pregnancy....

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Nov 15, 1998 - ...to be glucose-induced tissue injury, hypertension and other factors exacerbate renal damage. Genetic factors may play a role through variations in the reninangiotensin system that may mediate renal injury. A family history of hypertension has been linked with an increased risk of...

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Oct 15, 2000 - ...Hypertension: Doxazosin or Chlorthalidone? Am Fam Physician. 2000 Oct 15;62(8):1912. The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) was conducted to determine whether chlorthalidone or three other antihypertensives had differing effects on...

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Nov 15, 2000 - ...and a Karnofsky performance status of at least 40 percent. Exclusion criteria included serious intercurrent illness, poorly controlled hypertension or congestive heart failure. Residents whose weight loss was determined to be caused by depression or hyperthyroidism were also...

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Sep 1, 2000 - ...table by basing it on the ratio of total cholesterol to high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and age, sex, smoking, diabetes and hypertension (see the accompanying table on page 1146). They tested this version of the table in a random sample of 1,000 adults living in Scotland....

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Aug 1, 1999 - ...age of the study population was 77.9 years, and 66.1 percent of the group were women. At baseline, 54.6 percent had been diagnosed with hypertension. Diabetes was present at baseline in 19.3 percent, coronary heart disease in 10.3 percent, atrial fibrillation in 2.8 percent and...

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Jun 1, 2000 - ...In about 90 percent of cases, atrial fibrillation is associated with heart disease. The most commonly associated condition is hypertension, particularly if complicated by left ventricular hypertrophy. Although relatively uncommon in patients with chronic stable coronary artery...

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Jul 1, 2000 - ...the occurrence of the following adverse events: myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension, hypotension, stroke, transient ischemic attack, bronchospasm, respiratory failure, oxygen desaturation, diabetic ketoacidosis,...

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Oct 15, 1999 - ...Eligible patients included those with portal hypertension and grade 3 (3 to 6 mm) or grade 4 (greater than 6 mm) varices diagnosed by endoscopy. None of the patients had a prior history of variceal bleeding. After application of exclusion criteria, patients were randomly assigned at...

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Feb 15, 2000 - ...Experimental evidence suggests an association between hypertension and abnormalities of calcium metabolism that could lead to increased calcium loss, secondary parathyroid hyperactivity and loss of calcium from bone. Because this association could have serious consequences in...

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Dec 1, 1999 - ...age at surgery was 42.3 years. Careful documentation of a past history of hypertension was noted in only 42 percent of patients, while 82 percent of patients actually presented with symptoms of hypertension. Other common symptoms of pheochromocytoma included headache, palpitations...

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Apr 15, 1999 - ...cardiovascular or systemic disorder that predisposed to atrial fibrillation or flutter included rheumatic heart disease (17 patients), hypertension (12 patients), coronary artery disease (12 patients), dilated cardiomyopathy (five patients), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (five...

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Mar 1, 1998 - ...Hypertension occurred in 13 percent of patients in the treatment group compared with 5 percent of patients in the placebo group. Gestational diabetes was also more common in patients in the treatment group (15 percent versus 5 percent in the placebo group). Two women in the...

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Feb 15, 1999 - ...event. Risk indicators for an embolic event included organic heart disease, depressed left ventricular function, hypertension and diabetes mellitus. A history of hypertension was the only independent risk factor. The authors conclude that the annual risk of an embolic event in...

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Mar 15, 2000 - ...medical clinics. The home measurements are believed to be essential to distinguish sustained elevations of blood pressure from white coat hypertension and may be better predictors of target organ damage and premature mortality than measurements taken by medical personnel. The...

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May 15, 2000 - ...delay cardiovascular events and, in patients with diabetes, they also have been shown to be beneficial after acute myocardial infarction, hypertension and microvascular renal disease. The Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study investigated the effectiveness of the ACE...

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Jun 1, 1998 - ...neck fractures, wrist fractures, avascular necrosis, bacteremia or sepsis, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, pneumonitis, cataracts, hypertension and myopathy. Follow-up for all patients continued until death, relocation or January 1, 1992. The mean age at diagnosis of polymyalgia...

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Oct 15, 1998 - ...received optimal medical treatment as determined by their physician. This included advice about the risk factors of smoking, treatment of hypertension and antiplatelet medication. Patients were followed at four and 12 months during the first year and then annually until the end of...

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Dec 1, 1998 - ...who were not receiving treatment and 10 percent of mothers with asthma who were treated with beta agonists. The risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension was also higher in women with asthma who were treated with steroids (18 percent) compared with 10.5 percent of women without asthma....

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Mar 1, 1999 - ...Hypertension Heart failure Diabetes mellitus Clinical coronary artery disease Thyrotoxicosis Reprinted with permission from Nademanee K, Kosar EM. Long-term antithrombotic treatment for atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol 1998;82:37N–42N. Risk Factors for Systemic...

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Mar 1, 1999 - ...Based on the concept of surgical stress causing increased sympathetic tone with tachycardia and hypertension, beta-adrenergic blocking medications have been used to decrease perioperative cardiac risk in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Although parameters for usage are less...

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Jan 15, 2000 - ...Hypertension Mitral annular calcium Prior arterial thromboembolism Rheumatic mitral stenosis Women more than 75 years of age Adapted with permission from Aronow WS. Management of atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias and pacemakers in older persons....

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May 1, 2000 - ...Stroke risk stratification studies have identified hypertension, advanced age, left ventricular dysfunction and previous stroke or transient ischemic attack as risk factors for cardioembolic embolism. Patients with these conditions are most helped by anticoagulation rather than...

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