Luke J. Laffin

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Diabetic Kidney Disease: Hypertension Management

Does this patient have diabetes-related hypertension? Presentation of hypertension in diabetic nephropathy A 58-year-old man presents with elevated blood pressure (BP) confirmed on two occasions by his primary care physician. At his first visit, his BP was 162/88 mmHg, and he was advised to lose weight, exercise, and limit sodium consumption. He currently feels well.…

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