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Feb 1, 2005 - ...macrovascular complications in persons with type 2 diabetes who have any other cardiovascular risk factors (i.e., older than 55 years, hypertension, smoking, left ventricular hypertrophy, previous cerebrovascular or peripheral arterial disease). Statins appear to be the drug of...

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Dec 15, 2004 - ...Two guidelines address alcohol consumption in patients with hypertension. The new American Heart Association advisory recommends that patients with hypertension avoid alcohol consumption. This recommendation conflicts with the Sixth Report of the Joint National Committee on the...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...western Washington. Control patients (n = 2,268) were selected randomly from the same health plan and were matched for age, sex, treated hypertension status, and occurrence of myocardial infarction. Information on the use of estrogen and other medications was obtained from...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...valve may be most diagnostic, because the aortic and mitral valves may show age-related changes. Pergolide also may cause pulmonary hypertension as it interacts with the serotonin 5-HT receptor implicated in the induction of heart disease by appetite-suppressing drugs. Read the...

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Jan 15, 2005 - ...enrolled 2,838 men and women 40 to 75 years of age with type 2 diabetes mellitus of at least six months’ duration who also had hypertension, retinopathy, microalbuminuria, macroalbuminuria, or current tobacco use. Patients were assigned randomly (concealed allocation) to receive...

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Oct 15, 2004 - ...sphygmomanometer is subject to interobserver variability. In addition, blood pressure measurement is only intermittent, and white-coat hypertension might confound results. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring has been shown to have better prognostic value than office monitoring, but...

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Jan 1, 2005 - ...history of military service, higher body mass index, diabetes mellitus, vitamin B12 deficiency, rheumatoid arthritis, and the absence of hypertension. Patients with one or more deficits frequently reported numbness of extremities (28 percent), pain or discomfort (48 percent),...

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Jan 1, 2005 - ...symptom onset. The researchers adjusted for age, blood glucose level, NIHSS score, diastolic blood pressure on admission, and previous hypertension. At three months, 14 percent of the patients had died or had the worst assigned score. An additional 25.5 percent were severely...

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Nov 1, 2004 - ...reading in patients with hypertension cause concern? Setting: Outpatient (primary care) Study Design: Cohort (retrospective) Synopsis: The authors of this study used an electronic medical record to identify a cohort of 5,825 patients with hypertension who were seen in 1993. They...

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Nov 15, 2004 - ...dL (3.50 mmol per L) and a history of diabetes or cerebrovascular, coronary, or occlusive arterial disease; men 65 and older with treated hypertension also were eligible. Exclusions from the study included patients with significant coronary or cerebrovascular events within the...

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Dec 1, 2004 - ...of the TIA patients reported a previous episode, more than one half were taking antiplatelet therapy, and one half were being treated for hypertension). Although physicians and patients must take all TIAs or stroke events seriously, the risk for a serious subsequent stroke could be...

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Oct 1, 2004 - ...Hypertension (probably) Dementia in older adults (possibly) Alzheimer’s disease (possibly) Information from references 1 and 2. Disorders Associated with Elevated Homocysteine Levels Coronary artery disease Stroke Peripheral arterial disease Aortic...

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Oct 1, 2004 - ...disease were more likely to be older and to have a higher BMI, a higher total cholesterol level, and a higher prevalence of diabetes and hypertension than patients without incident kidney disease. Of note, those who were being treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors at...

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Sep 15, 2004 - ...Sildenafil Effective for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1135-1136. Clinical Question: Can sildenafil increase quality of life in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension? Setting: Outpatient (specialty) Study Design: Crossover trial...

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Nov 1, 2004 - ...were women. Patients typically had multiple chronic medical conditions. The most common comorbidities were coronary artery disease, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes. Use of the BNP assay decreased the average time spent in the emergency department...

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Sep 15, 2004 - ...of the three comorbidity groups. The vascular disease group included patients with hypertension alone, and those with manifested peripheral, cerebrovascular, or cardiovascular disease without hypertension. The study also included a so-called none-plus group of 159 patients without...

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Oct 1, 2004 - ...Self-measurement might lower costs and offer other advantages over office measurement. Staessen and colleagues, in the Treatment of Hypertension Based on Home or Office Blood Pressure (THOP) trial, compared self-measurement and conventional office measurements of blood pressure as...

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Sep 15, 2004 - ...rises in serum glucose levels were noted in 21 percent of patients in the treatment group compared with 6 percent in the control group. Hypertension was reported in 13 percent of patients in the control group compared with 2 percent in the treatment group. The authors conclude that...

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Oct 1, 2004 - ...is contraindicated in patients with congestive heart failure, asthma, Raynaud’s disease, and type 1 diabetes, patients with angina or hypertension may benefit. Antidepressants are useful in patients with depression and certain anxiety disorders in addition to migraine, but only...

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Aug 1, 2003 - ...should be closely monitored. Because OCPs can increase blood pressure, they should be prescribed with caution in patients with mild hypertension and patients who smoke (see accompanying table). The best OCP to select is the one with the lowest effective estrogen dose. Side effects...

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Jul 1, 2004 - ...British Hypertension Society Guidelines Update Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 1;70(1):172. Clinical Question: How should hypertension be managed? Setting: Various (guideline) Study Design: Practice guideline Synopsis: The British Hypertension Society has issued its fourth update on...

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Jun 15, 2004 - ...Elevated C-Reactive Protein and Risk of Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 15;69(12):2924. The C-reactive protein level is an indicator of systemic inflammation that is associated with an increased risk of stroke and myocardial infarction. C-reactive protein, perhaps mediated...

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Sep 1, 2004 - ...was halted for several days and then resumed. This same patient later developed moderate edema of the right forearm and moderate hypertension. No further adverse events were noted when the dosage was reduced to 25 mg. Five patients had increases in angina scores, but these increases...

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May 1, 2004 - ...Hypertension Management: Three vs. Six Months? Am Fam Physician. 2004 May 1;69(9):2196-2197. Clinical Question: Can patients with hypertension be seen every six months without loss of control, changes in patient satisfaction, or declines in adherence to treatment? Setting:...

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Jul 1, 2004 - ...occurred even after adjustments were made for blood pressure level. Beta blockers and diuretics are the initial recommended treatment for hypertension. Several classes of antihypertensive medications are available to treat this condition. Each of these classes has been shown to...

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