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Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes.
Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake.
Updated recommendations lower the blood pressure threshold for a hypertension diagnosis from 140/90 to 130/80 mm Hg.
From 1995 to 2015, the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes among patients starting hemodialysis increased from 67.9% to 87.6% and from 43.1% to 59.6%, respectively.
Study of U.S. veterans found that patients with resistant hypertension had 23%, 31%, and 144% higher risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and end-stage renal disease, respectively.
Post hoc analysis of SPRINT finds no significant difference in the incidence of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events among patients with moderate-to-advanced chronic kidney disease.
Increase in hazard of death with higher mean pulmonary arterial pressure, with no threshold seen.
Patients who show a poor response to a certain dose and medication also show a poor response to higher doses and other RAAS inhibitors or NSAIDs, meta-analysis shows.
Some adolescents may have organ damage related to blood pressure and are not targeted for therapy.
Adverse events up for generic users of losartan, valsartan, candesartan in month of commercialization
Patients were 3 times less likely to take their medications if their providers didn't use a more collaborative style, such as asking open-ended questions, and ensuring they understood instructions, the investigators found.
The researchers found that scores on the cognitive tests were linked with the patient's systolic blood pressure.
In mild AF-related acute ischemic stroke, rivaroxaban and warfarin had comparable safety and efficacy.
Targeting and treating systolic blood pressure to a lower range was associated with a 14% decreased risk of death, meta-analysis shows.
Targeting a systolic blood pressure below 120 mm Hg versus 135 to 139 mm Hg increased the absolute risk of incident CKD by 2.6% over 3 years, but decreased the risk of cardiovascular events or death.
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)