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Impact of Effective BP Control in Reducing CV Risk in Patients with Obesity & HTN


Patients with obesity and hypertension need to be aggressively treated in order to decrease their risk of cardiovascular complications, says Dr Jonathan Parker, President of the Alabama Obesity Society.

What are the latest research findings on how effective blood pressure control may mitigate long-term cardiovascular risks associated with hypertension in patients with obesity?

Is a question Patient Care Online asked Jonathan Parker, DO, MS, president of the Alabama Obesity Society in a recent interview. In the video below, Dr Parker discusses how effective blood pressure control can reduce the risk of complications associated with hypertension in patients with obesity.

Dr Parker is also a family and obesity medicine physician at Avalon Medical Group in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

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