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Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...have failed. Bariatric surgery has been shown to have salutary effects on obesity-related diabetes, hypertension, lipid profiles, and quality of life. Comorbidities such as hypertension and hyperlipidemia should be managed intensively. For sedentary patients, a comment such as, It...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2479.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...Good evidence suggests that treatment of hypertension lowers the risk for CHD events in women, and that these benefits may be greater in black women. Fair or good evidence suggests that the use of diagnostic tests and treatments may differ by gender. Men are more likely than women...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1667.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2003 - ...heart attacks or strokes in persons at average risk and to avoid the need for intensive pharmacotherapy to control risk factors such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. Behaviors targeted for change include diets high in cholesterol, saturated fat, salt, and calories, and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0915/p1224.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2003 - ...present during childhood, there is no consensus on the optimal assessment and treatment of insulin resistance syndrome (i.e., obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and hyper-insulinemia). The American Heart Association has issued a statement reviewing risk factors for these...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0715/p382.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2003 - ...to be taken by unknowing nitrate users is real, because erectile dysfunction is often a concurrent condition in patients with diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipi-demia, and in smokers and patients with ischemic heart disease. Consumers who have used this product and have medical...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2417.html

Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2003 - ...selectively blocking aldosterone receptors. Clinical studies suggest that aldosterone contributes to the development and progression of hypertension. Eplerenone can be administered separately or in combination with other antihypertensive therapies. Side effects include dizziness,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2227.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2003 - ...According to the report, about 38 percent of people with emphysema, 25 percent of people with asthma, 20 percent of people with hypertension or cardiovascular problems, and 18.5 percent of people with diabetes reported in 2000 that they continued to smoke. In addition, three out of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

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Clinical Briefs - Dec 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - ...Updated Recommendations to Prevent Hypertension The National High Blood Pressure Education Program (NHBPEP) has updated its recommendations to prevent hypertension. The recommendations appear in the October 16, 2002 issue of JAMA. New recommendations include adequate intake of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2168.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - ...granted marketing approval for olmesartan medoxomil (Benicar). Olmesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. According to the manufacturer, olmesartan works by blocking...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/p164.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2001 - ...report states that one in three hospitalized patients has two or more comorbidities. In addition to their main diagnosis, one fifth have hypertension, which can complicate treatment of the primary diagnosis. The second most common comorbidity is fluid and electrolyte disorders,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0615/p2467.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...care, visit frequency and laboratory determinations. Special considerations, such as hospitalizations, hypoglycemia, retinopathy, hypertension, nephropathy, neuropathy, cardiovascular disease and early pregnancy management are also discussed. Climatic Heat Stress and Exercise in...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2704.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - ...complications of insulin-treated diabetes (such as hypoglycemia) and the long-term complications of diabetes (such as renal disease, hypertension and cardiovascular disease). Improvement of overall health through optimal nutrition. The ADA statement discusses the various aspects of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2152.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1998 - ...Salt Intake and Hypertension At the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension in Blacks, the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) reiterated its position statement that modest dietary salt avoidance is almost always helpful and is of no...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

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Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...patients and 101 physicians (primarily cardiologists and family physicians) showed that 36 percent of patients who are being treated for hypertension have changed medications at least once because of severe side effects. The dosage of their current medication had to be adjusted at...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2545.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - ...The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning in the labeling of mibefradil (Posicor), a treatment for hypertension and chronic angina. The label now provides additional information about two risks associated with the drug: extremely low heart rates, and, when...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1148.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1999 - ...by the pregnancy. The three leading causes of pregnancy-related death, according to the report, were hemorrhage, pregnancy-induced hypertension and embolism. Black women are at greater risk than white women for dying from all pregnancy-related complications. The report notes that...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p1023.html

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