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Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2003 - ...day. His patient was a 33-year-old woman who weighed well over 300 lb. She was in the office that afternoon to follow up on diabetes and hypertension, both of which were only moderately well controlled. MJ had seen the patient regularly during the past two years. They had discussed...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...as freeways. He and his 75-year-old wife lived alone and maintained an independent lifestyle. Aside from arthritis and well-controlled hypertension, he was in remarkably good health. Therefore, KS was faced with the dilemma of having to assess driving ability in the office setting....

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Aug 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - ...Phillip returned because he felt bad and was out of his medicine for diabetes and hypertension. His blood pressure and glucose level were both sky high, but like many patients without medical insurance, he delayed his visit to the doctor until a crisis arose. He was a long-time...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Aug 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2004 - ...more than 14 drinks per week certainly are at risk for alcohol dependence, as well as other health problems such as liver disease and hypertension. But, drinking more than a prescribed amount does not diagnose alcoholism. To distinguish between risky drinking and alcohol dependence,...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - ...episodic hypertension. JOH wondered how he was able to tell that his blood pressure was high until he was told about the two sphygmomanometers that he carried in his backpack. His blood pressure on the mobile clinic was normal, and JOH was reluctant to treat episodic hypertension,...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - ...out the window of the mobile clinic, JOH had an ominous feeling as Randy approached the door. A man with poorly controlled diabetes, hypertension, peripheral vascular disease from smoking, and personal hygiene that literally attracted flies, Randy had seen the mobile clinic and...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2005 - ...burst. For some reason, he had reached the point of admitting his dependence. The signs had been there all along—the difficult-to-treat hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux, borderline elevated liver enzymes, macrocytosis. Until now, Nick had never admitted alcohol had a hold on...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2003 - ...kidneys and feet, suggested KS. She was discussing a 52-year-old patient who presented to the Family Practice Center with diabetes and hypertension. The resident reported that his patient had no complaints and was primarily there for medication refills. His blood pressure was...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - ...help me, Ellen tells me every time she comes in. I agree that she was lucky, because Ellen has many medical problems including diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. She had a stroke three years ago, and although she can move slowly using her walker, she spends much of her day...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary From a Week in Practice - Diary from a Week in Practice - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - ...of refugees are in excellent health; an active lifestyle and sparse diet have spared them many of the ravages that come with abundance—hypertension, diabetes, osteoarthritis, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease. Families with four to eight children are normal. The wide eyes...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary From a Week in Practice - Diary from a Week in Practice - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2005 - ...sees a colleague of mine, visits me today because of a problem that just can’t wait. I know Mrs. Gonzalez. She’s blind and has diabetes, hypertension, and renal insufficiency, plus an impressive collection of symptoms and laboratory abnormalities that could keep any family...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary From a Week in Practice - Diary from a Week in Practice - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...Previous: Hypertension and Diabetes: Family Physicians' Pivotal Role Next: Caregiver Support for Women During Childbirth: Does the Presence of a Labor-Support Person Affect Maternal-Child Outcomes? View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 66/No....

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Feb 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - ...him: The fault … lies not in our stars, but in ourselves. The middle-aged patient had come to the mobile clinic with uncontrollable hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Despite the use of four antihypertensive medications prescribed by a previous doctor, the man's diastolic pressure...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Feb 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2003 - ...hospital. Actually, the patient he was evaluating was one of his favorites. She had long-standing diabetes, with complications including hypertension, renal insufficiency, and congestive heart failure. She was so pleased with AR's care, she had referred most of her very large family...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Feb 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2005 - ...day, KS kept a count of each patient’s prescription drugs. Frankly, it is a tribute to polypharmacy that her next patient’s diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia were finally brought under control with the use of six drugs and insulin shots. If one counted aspirin and calcium,...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jan 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...modifications—a daily exercise program, weight loss to achieve a normal body mass index, and initiation of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan. Two weeks later, Mr. Conrad's potassium was 4.1 mmol per L, and his blood pressure was 124/80 mm Hg. I could not...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jan 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - ...Previous: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Essential Hypertension -- Is There a Link? Next: Optimal Management of Cholesterol Levels and the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in Women View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 65/No. 2(January 15, 2002) /...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jan 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - ...I'm always learning things I wish I'd already known. Mrs. Gerson, an 82-year-old woman with hypertension and diabetes, presents with a terrible cough that has momentarily blotted out her chronic knee pain. She hacks convincingly, clutching her ribs. Afebrile and uncharacteristically...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - ...woman whose blood values have been a bit off-target for the past few years. She tends to worry about everything. In addition to essential hypertension, osteoarthritis, and hypothyroidism, she also has mild anemia, slightly decreased renal function, and mild hyperlipidemia. In an...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2003 - ...sleep aids only made him feel fuzzy in the morning. He was an overweight man with a short, stocky neck, and I was treating him for mild hypertension and acid reflux disease. My examination of his nose and throat did not uncover any evidence of upper airway obstruction. I had to...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2004 - ...of the American flag. My fingers sting and tingle, but feel better after they warm up. Mrs. Quemby smoked four cigarettes a day and had hypertension. She took a baby aspirin every day. She liked to talk and loved to laugh. Even at the frozen foods section in the grocery store, my...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2000 - ...She was elated! So was WLL! The 28-year-old patient with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) had wrestled with obesity, hirsutism, mild hypertension and oligomenorrhea. She was not able to get pregnant even though her husband's semen analysis was normal. WLL suggested a trial of...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2003 - ...Previous: JNC 7 Express: New Thinking in Hypertension Treatment Next: Should We Offer Routine Breast Cancer Screening with Mammography? View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 68/No. 2(July 15, 2003) / Diary from a Week in Practice: Diary from a Week...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - ...has died in his sleep. Bart was a convivial bachelor who served in the merchant marines during World War II. A 290-lb 75 year old with hypertension when I first met him in 1994, he developed diabetes a few years later, then shed 50 lbs in fits and starts. He was a model...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...attack several months earlier, but he had fully recuperated. He enjoyed a full, active life. Aside from his age and well-controlled hypertension, he was at low surgical risk and was expected to do well. Still, KS was happy to see him later that afternoon sitting up in a chair, awake...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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