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CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.
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AMA provides three questions for physicians to ask when measuring blood pressure
Although positive effect of meds smaller in participants with lower blood pressure levels
Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, researchers say.
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say.
Tight and less-tight BP control resulted in similar rates of pregnancy loss, high-level neonatal care, or overall maternal complications.
After 8 weeks, postmenopausal women with pre- or stage 1-hypertension who consumed dried blueberry powder daily had decreases in their blood pressure and arterial stiffness.
The 2014 recommendations also could prevent an estimated 56,000 cardiovascular events annually and save costs.
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.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)