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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - ...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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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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