Hypertension

 
Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Treatment Intensification for BP Control
November 11, 2020

AHA 2020 Virtual Scientific Sessions: Nearly one-third of racial disparities in hypertension treatment may be linked to inequities in treatment intensification, study authors suggest.

PREVIEW of AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions: Late-breaking Science, Days 4 and 5
November 10, 2020

Preview days 4 and 5 of the American Heart Association 2020 live late-breaking science sessions. Decide what you need to watch and when.

AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions Preview: Late-breaking Science, Days 1, 2 and 3
November 10, 2020

What to watch during the AHA 2020 late-breaking science sessions? We break down the first 3 days of clinical trial presentations for you, here.

Pharmacotherapy for Obesity Should Begin in Primary Care
November 05, 2020

Video: Obesity expert Dr Louis Aronne outlines the role of medication in obesity treatment and says primary care is absolutely the place to begin.

CLINICAL FOCUS COLLECTION: Preventive Cardiology
November 04, 2020

Preventive Cardiology Collection Table of Contents: Expert video interviews, short, clinical guideline-focused quizzes, facts at-a-glance slideshows, plus news.

Guideline-directed Weight Loss: 4 Questions for Primary Care Physicians
October 29, 2020

Rapidly rising obesity rates in the US threaten to reverse decades of effort against cardiometabolic disease. How well do you know what experts recommend for your at-risk patients?

Topics in Cardiometabolic Disease: Hypertension Guideline Quiz
October 08, 2020

Cardiometabolic disease affects 1 out of every 2 Americans today. This first of 4 quizzes tests your knowledge of how to manage hypertension, heart failure, and renal disease.

Primary Viewpoints Episode 3: The Challenges of Hypertension Management
September 30, 2020

In episode 3 of Primary Viewpoints, Brigham and Women's hypertension expert Naomi Deirdre Fisher, MD, discusses the challenges of hypertension management in primary care.

Nonpharmacologic Interventions to Prevent & Treat Hypertension At-a-Glance
September 23, 2020

Find out how effective each of 8 ACC/AHA-recommended non-drug interventions is at reducing BP (in mm Hg) in adults with hypertension and normal BP.

Checklist for Accurate Office BP Measurement
September 16, 2020

Office blood pressure measurement technique is relatively simple yet widely prone to error. Check your office procedure against guideline recommendations.