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May 1, 2005 - ...Hypertension: Gaps Between Guidelines and Practice Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 1;71(9):1800-1802. Hypertension, one of the most common reasons patients visit outpatient medical facilities, affects approximately 50 million Americans. Treatment of hypertension has been shown to...

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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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Jul 1, 2005 - ...Cardiovascular endpoints were assessed blindly, and mortality data were available for all patients. Although 41 percent of patients had hypertension, only 4 percent had a history of myocardial infarction (MI); 2 percent had a history of stroke; 7 percent, angina; and 2 percent,...

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Jun 1, 2005 - ...Persons with diabetes are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease because classical risk factors including obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension are common in this group. However, the link between cardiovascular disease and hyperglycemia is not as clear. Studies have shown that...

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May 1, 2005 - ...to 325 mg daily) of six randomized controlled trials. The mean age of participants was 72 years, 37 percent were women, 46 percent had hypertension, and 22 percent had a previous stroke or transient ischemic attack. All five rules were able to divide patients into low-, moderate-,...

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Jun 1, 2005 - ...age of participants was 71 years, 29 percent were women, 71 percent were white, 62 percent had coronary artery disease, 72 percent had hypertension, and 28 percent had diabetes. Most patients had systolic heart failure (70 percent) with an average ejection fraction of 35 percent in...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...Should Atenolol Be Used for Hypertension? Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 15;71(6):1177-1178. Study Question: Does atenolol reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with hypertension? Setting: Various (meta-analysis) Study Design: Systematic review Synopsis: The...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...Regression of LVH in Patients with Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 1;71(5):972. Clinical Question: Should antihypertensive therapy be targeted at regression or prevention of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)? Setting: Outpatient (any) Study Design: Cohort (retrospective)...

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Apr 1, 2005 - ...10 years, surgical patients were significantly more likely than control patients to have recovered from diabetes (36 versus 13 percent), hypertension (19 versus 11 percent), and hypertriglyceridemia (46 versus 24 percent). There was no difference at two or 10 years in the rate of...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...In patients with cirrhosis, the presence of esophageal varices on upper endoscopy may be an indication of the development of portal hypertension. Because variceal bleeding is a major cause of mortality in cirrhotic patients, prevention of such bleeding is a high priority of...

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May 1, 2005 - ...receptor blockade for all patients with left ventricular dysfunction (i.e., ejection fraction of 40 percent or less), heart failure, or hypertension. [ corrected] B: Beta blockade for all patients and blood pressure control, with a goal of 130/85 mm Hg or less. C: Cholesterol...

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May 1, 2005 - ...enrolled 160 overweight or obese adults (mean body mass index = 35; range = 27 to 42) who were 22 to 72 years of age with known hypertension, dyslipidemia, or fasting hyperglycemia. Participants were randomized to one of the following diet groups: Atkins (carbohydrate restriction),...

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May 1, 2005 - ...Common side effects include drying of the skin and mucous membranes, and headaches, which can be an indication of benign intracranial hypertension. Isotretinoin is contraindicated in pregnancy and can cause elevations in liver enzymes and lipids. It may be associated with...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...Hypertension and Thiazide Diuretics: Reviewing ALLHAT Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 15;71(6):1216. The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) was a strongly powered, randomized, double-blind, multicenter clinical trial comparing the...

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Feb 15, 2005 - ...Hoerger and associates performed a cost-benefit analysis comparing universal diabetes screening and screening targeted to patients with hypertension. A model of five types of potential complications was developed using mathematical models of diabetes progression to simulate lifetime...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...with diabetes and hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (any) Study Design: Randomized controlled trial (double-blinded) Allocation: Concealed Synopsis: In this substudy of the landmark United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study, 1,148 patients with hypertension and diabetes were...

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Apr 1, 2005 - ...at baseline. Those who improved the most tended to be younger, to have reported greater depression at baseline, or to have a history of hypertension. Five participants reported exercise-related musculoskeletal injuries, but only one of these discontinued training. The authors...

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Apr 1, 2005 - ...Patients who already were taking statins were more likely than the other groups to have hyperlipidemia, hypertension, vascular disease, or diabetes, and were slightly less ill at the time of hospitalization. These patients were much less likely to have a final diagnosis of...

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Apr 1, 2005 - ...Women comprised 37 percent of each group. Previous ischemic stroke was reported by 26 percent of participants, TIA by 19 percent, hypertension by 78 percent, diabetes by 68 percent, and elevated cholesterol levels by 56 percent. One additional risk factor was reported by 79 percent...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...reduce weight are appropriate in patients with a body mass index greater than 27 kg per m2, especially in patients with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or increased waist circumference. When lifestyle modification does not induce weight loss, pharmacotherapy may be useful. A...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...heart failure. More than 75 percent of the participants were men, and nearly 90 percent were white. More than 60 percent had a history of hypertension, but less than one third currently were receiving a diuretic. Initial blood pressure measurement averaged 129/78 mm Hg for all...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...of patients met the criteria for a major depressive disorder. Other studies have found an association between coronary artery disease and hypertension and anxiety disorders. Davies and colleagues reviewed biologic explanations for the increased prevalence of depression and anxiety...

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Mar 15, 2005 - ...Synopsis: In this study, 250 participants with diabetes who had mild to moderate hypertension and evidence of early nephropathy (i.e., urinary albumin excretion rate between 11 and 999 mcg per minute and a serum creatinine level of less than 1.6 mg per dL) were randomized to receive...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...acute coronary syndrome, recent stroke, recent cardiac surgery or angioplasty, valvular heart disease, or hypotension or uncontrolled hypertension. The primary outcome was a composite of death, hospitalization, and change in quality of life. The authors took an innovative approach...

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Mar 1, 2005 - ...enzyme. Because angiotensin II is important in blood pressure regulation, adipose tissue production may be the link between obesity and hypertension. Enzymes involved in the metabolism of steroid hormones and glucocorticoids also are produced in adipose tissue, having a direct...

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