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CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
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The results apply to older men and women, even with other health problems, such as diabetes and hypertension.
Treatment reduces blood pressure; decreases likelihood of stroke, cardiovascular, total deaths
Standardizing measurement principles allows for more accurate measurement of blood pressure.
The American Diabetes Association's 2015 standards include new recommendations for statin treatment based on individual risk profile.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring does a better job of predicting future events
No improvements were seen in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or systolic blood pressure on the low glycemic index diets.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Treatment for mild gestational diabetes was not associated with reduction in childhood obesity, according to a study.
Living kidney donors are more likely to be diagnosed with high blood pressure or preemclampsia once pregnant compared to non-donor.
Tight blood pressure control slows the rate of increase in total kidney volume and reduces left ventricular index.
Systolic blood pressure measurements differ from office mercury sphygmomanometer by more than 5 mm Hg in 30% of readings.
A compound that is usually found in explosives may be able to prevent hereditary hypertension in women.
Hypertensive patients see better control of their condition through team-based collaboration with pharmacists.
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- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)