The statement updates the ADA's 2003 position statement on this topic and summarizes clinical trials of intensive hypertension treatment strategies.
29 Aug 2017
A 48-year-old man with newly diagnosed hypertension is referred for an echocardiogram to assess findings of left ventricular hypertrophy noted on the electrocardiogram. He is asymptomatic, and his medical history is unremarkable other than hypertension. His only medication is chlorthalidone. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and transthoracic echocardiogram, what is the most appropriate management based on this patient's echocardiographic findings?
10 Nov 2015
A VA center reduced uncontrolled hypertension rates by implementing group visits. The program allowed physicians to titrate medicine to efficacy, and then motivated patients to remain involved and compliant with therapy.
1 Mar 2011
Masked hypertension occurs commonly in patients with chronic kidney disease and is associated with lower estimated glomerular filtration rate, proteinuria, and cardiovascular target organ damage.
1 Mar 2016
The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Hypertension released updated guidance last week on treatment of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
7 Apr 2015
Although white coat hypertension is chalked up to general anxiety, it may be the medical setting, and specifically the physician, that acts as the trigger.
1 Oct 2012
Spironolactone was the most effective add-on treatment in this study for resistant hypertension and researchers suggested that their findings should have global influence on treatment guidelines and clinical practice.
29 Sep 2015
This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of hypertensions, as well as topics specific to mean's health, electronic health records and physical rehabilitation referrals.
1 Apr 2014
More than half of patients with hypercalcemia didn't have their parathyroid hormone levels checked, and more than a third of those who did undergo measurement and were found to have elevated levels still did not receive a diagnosis, a retrospective cohort study found.
3 Jan 2023
The Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is seeking nominations of physicians and practices that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in controlling hypertension. Clinicians, practices, and health systems that provide primary care and have achieved hypertension control rates greater than 70% are eligible to enter. The Challenge is open through Oct. 10, 2014.
9 Sep 2014