Hypertension

Primary Hypertension May Not Affect Prognosis of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Primary Hypertension May Not Affect Prognosis of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

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The presence of primary hypertension does not appear to have an effect on the prognosis of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Reducing Systolic Blood Pressure With Liraglutide: Predictors and Correlates

Reducing Systolic Blood Pressure With Liraglutide: Predictors and Correlates

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Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.

Edentulism Associated With Risk for Hypertension After Menopause

Edentulism Associated With Risk for Hypertension After Menopause

Postmenopausal women with edentulism are at an increased risk for developing hypertension.

Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health

Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health

Providers should maximize women's health during the interpregnancy period, continuing care beyond the immediate postpartum period.

Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

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Knitting is both process- and product-oriented, encompassing repetitive tasks that can exercise physical and cognitive skills

Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis

Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis

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Metabolic syndrome and psoriatic arthritis were highly prevalent comorbidities in patients with plaque psoriasis.

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, Postpartum BMI Linked to T2D Risk

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, Postpartum BMI Linked to T2D Risk

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Postpartum women with an elevated BMI score and a history of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Digital Obesity Treatment in Primary Care May Help Disadvantaged Patients

Digital Obesity Treatment in Primary Care May Help Disadvantaged Patients

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Socioeconomically challenged patients with obesity and elevated cardiovascular risk may benefit from digital obesity treatment combined with health system resources.

Another Antihypertensive Recalled Due to Potentially Carcinogenic Impurity

Another Antihypertensive Recalled Due to Potentially Carcinogenic Impurity

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The impurity was identified following laboratory testing conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); this is the first non-valsartan product that the Agency has found to contain NDEA.

Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention in Church Helpful for Reducing Systolic BP

Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention in Church Helpful for Reducing Systolic BP

A therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) intervention plus motivational interviewing (MINT) sessions delivered in churches can reduce systolic blood pressure (BP) among blacks compared with health education (HE) alone.

Tibia Lead Levels Associated With Risk for Resistant Hypertension

Tibia Lead Levels Associated With Risk for Resistant Hypertension

Tibia lead levels are associated with resistant-hypertension.

Oral Health Linked to Blood Pressure Profile, Treatment Success During Antihypertensive Therapy

Oral Health Linked to Blood Pressure Profile, Treatment Success During Antihypertensive Therapy

For adults with treated hypertension, periodontitis is associated with higher mean systolic blood pressure and with increased odds of unsuccessful hypertensive treatment.

Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues

Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women's Health Issues

Sexual harassment and sexual assault among midlife women are associated with poorer physical and mental health.

New Recommendations for High Blood Pressure Management, Prevention

New Recommendations for High Blood Pressure Management, Prevention

New recommendations have been developed for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure.

Repeat Blood Pressure Readings in Children Prevents Unnecessary Follow-up

Repeat Blood Pressure Readings in Children Prevents Unnecessary Follow-up

Only approximately half of pediatric patients with a blood pressure reading ≥95th percentile would be correctly classified based on their initial blood pressure reading.

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Involved in Hypertension Development in T1D

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A life-course study evaluated the contribution of vascular endothelial dysfunction and inflammation to the development of hypertension in type 1 diabetes.

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk for Future CVD

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk for Future CVD

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Women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy have a significantly greater risk for future cardiovascular disease when compared with normotensive expecting mothers.

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

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The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

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The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

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Over 200 patients participated in the study of a novel immunoassay used to distinguish hypertension from hyperaldosteronism.

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

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For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

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According to Journal of the American Heart Association, pregnant women with chronic hypertension using antihypertensive agents reduces the risk of hypertension without added risk to the fetus.

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

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More than 40% of adolescents had either prehypertension or hypertension.

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Findings suggest an inverse association between sodium intake and diastolic and systolic blood pressure levels.

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

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Patients with endocrine hypertension experience a higher risk of cardiovascular issues, including stroke and death.

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in T2D

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in T2D

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Researchers examined 24-hour and ambulatory blood pressure to determine the relationship between hypertension and low levels of vitamin D.

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

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Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.

Does E-counseling For Self-care Adherence Improve Hypertension?

Does E-counseling For Self-care Adherence Improve Hypertension?

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Lifestyle counseling, combined with diet and exercise, reduces hypertension and improves cardiovascular outcomes.

Personalizing Hypertension Prognoses By Analyzing Patient Heterogeneity

Personalizing Hypertension Prognoses By Analyzing Patient Heterogeneity

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Elevated baseline blood pressure was linked to higher 6-month CVD incidence.

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