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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care physicians includes studies on cardiovascular disease and hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...patients with diabetes, there are still a few holdouts that suggest aggressive treatment. This analysis shows that the ideal range for hypertension control in patients with diabetes is between 140 and 150 mm Hg; highe... Jun 15, 2016 Issue Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...and blood pressure levels can provide patients and physicians with valuable information in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Home monitoring allows patients to play an active role in their care and may improve treatment adherence and clinical outc... Jun 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Tight control of blood glucose levels and risk factors for cardiovascular disease (e.g., hypertension, hypercholesterolemia) can substantially reduce the incidence of microvascular and macrovascular complications from type 1 diabetes. Physicians play an important role in helping...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Insulin resistance can be linked to diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and other abnormalities. These abnormalities constitute the insulin resistance syndrome. Because resistance usually develops long before these diseases appear, identifying and treating...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes, Gestational - American Family Physician

...Gestational diabetes increases the risk of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, and developing diabetes later in life. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a guideline that provides recommendations based on good-quality...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes, Gestational - American Family Physician

...Gestational diabetes increases the risk of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, and developing diabetes later in life. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a guideline that provides recommendations based on good-quality...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in the United States. Risk factors include hypertension, tobacco use, obesity, and acquired cystic kidney disease in the setting of end-stage renal disease. More than 50% of patients with renal cell carcinoma are asymptomatic and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in the United States. Risk factors include hypertension, tobacco use, obesity, and acquired cystic kidney disease in the setting of end-stage renal disease. More than 50% of patients with renal cell carcinoma are asymptomatic and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension [Medicine by the Numbers] Although beta blockers seem to have a positive impact on patient-oriented evidence that matters in patients with hypertension, they appear to be inferior when compared with other...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2015 Issue Chlorthalidone vs. Hydrochlorothiazide for Treatment of Hypertension [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Chlorthalidone produces slightly greater reductions in blood pressure compared with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), but it is associated with greater declines in serum...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Case study: ST is a 55-year-old man who you see regularly for hypertension and depression. He is overweight and sedentary, and his elder sister recently had a heart attack. He asks you whether he should take a daily aspirin, just in case. Aug 15, 2002 Issue Benefits and Risks...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...endogenous cause of Cushing's syndrome is Cushing's disease. Frequent clinical findings include weight gain, truncal obesity, striae, hypertension, glucose intolerance and infections. Cranial nerve II may be affected by enlarging pituitary adenomas in Cushing's disease; cranial...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometrial Cancer - American Family Physician

...6,000 deaths per year in the United States. It is more common in women who are older, white, affluent obese and of low parity. Hypertension and diabetes mellitus are also predisposing factors. Because any cond... Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Apr 1, 2009 Issue Aerobic Activity for Cognitive Function [Cochrane for Clinicians] Physical activity...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old black woman presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. Her medical history is significant for hypertension, which is well controlled with medication. She mentions that her mother was diagnosed with glaucoma a few years ago and is currently undergoing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...Case study: A 68-year-old black man presents for a routine checkup and refill of his hypertension medication. He has smoked a pack of cigarettes daily for more than 45 years. He asks if he should be screened for cataracts, which his father developed in his 60s. The patient reports...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Case study: A 73-year-old woman comes to your office for routine follow-up for hypertension. She lives alone in an apartment and walks slowly, requiring the use of a cane. She is otherwise healthy and alert. Her most recent eye examination was three years ago. Dec 1, 2011 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...matters) were highly rated by Canadian Medical Association members using a validated tool. Topics in this year’s group of studies include hypertension, treatment of infections, pain management, and behavioral medicine. Apr 1, 2019 Issue Understanding the High Cost of Insulin:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...and were highly rated by Canadian Medical Association members using a validated tool. Topics in this year’s group of studies include hypertension, behavioral medicine, cardiovascular medicine, cancer screening, and infections. Mar 1, 2020 Issue Point-of-Care Ultrasonography...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...and were highly rated by Canadian Medical Association members using a validated tool. Topics in this year’s group of studies include hypertension, behavioral medicine, cardiovascular medicine, cancer screening, and infections. Mar 1, 2020 Issue Point-of-Care Ultrasonography...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...cardiovascular disease, the use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) should be considered carefully in women who smoke and in those with hypertension or hyperlipidemia. Dec 1, 2012 Issue The Effects of Combination Contraceptives on Weight [Cochrane for Clinicians] Compared...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...at increased risk of disease did not subsequently alter their behaviors. For example, persons at increased risk of diabetes mellitus or hypertension were no more likely to change their diet or increase their physical activity. Fancy tests do not appear to be motivators for behavior...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...lives independently and has a daughter and grandchildren who live within 30 miles of her. She presents for a follow-up visit to renew her hypertension medications. Her blood pressure is well contro... Jun 15, 2020 Issue Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...N.D. is a 72-year-old white man who presents for a preventive visit. He smokes, and his medical history is significant for essential hypertension, which is stable and well controlled with medication. N.D.'s close friend was recently diagnosed with dementia, and N.D. is concerned...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Jan 1, 2010 Issue Promoting Physical Activity in Older Adults [Editorials] Nov 1, 2009 Issue Therapeutic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...lives independently and has a daughter and grandchildren who live within 30 miles of her. She presents for a follow-up visit to renew her hypertension medications. Her blood pressure is well contro... Jun 15, 2020 Issue Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Thiazide diuretics may be used in most patients with hypertension who have only minimally increased risk of gout. Jun 1, 2015 Issue Colchicine for Acute Gout [Cochrane for Clinicians] Low-quality evidence shows that low-dose colchicine (up to 1.8 mg over one hour) is an...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Thiazide diuretics may be used in most patients with hypertension who have only minimally increased risk of gout. Jun 1, 2015 Issue Colchicine for Acute Gout [Cochrane for Clinicians] Low-quality evidence shows that low-dose colchicine (up to 1.8 mg over one hour) is an...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...occur in more than 30 percent of women 40 to 60 years of age. Risk factors include nulliparity, obesity, family history, black race, and hypertension. Many tumors are asymptomatic and may be diagnosed incidentally. A... Apr 1, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Certain modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease have their beginnings in childhood. Cigarette smoking, hypertension, physical inactivity, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hyperinsulinemia, homocysteinemia and poor nutrition in childhood and adolescence may all contribute to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2018 Issue Blood Pressure Targets for Patients with Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians] Achieving a target BP of 135/85 mm Hg or less does not decrease the risk of total cardiovascular events vs. treating to a target of 140 to 160/90 to 100 mm...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old man presents for an annual visit. He has no history of hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or diabetes mellitus; has never smoked; and has no family history of CVD. His lipid panel results from one year ago were normal, and he has no current symptoms of CVD....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 60-year-old man presents to your office for routine follow-up and medication refills for hyperlipidemia and hypertension. His blood pressure is 130/80 mm Hg, and his fasting lipid panel reveals a total cholesterol level of 220 mg per dL and a high-density lipoprotein cholesterol...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...cardiovascular disease, the use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) should be considered carefully in women who smoke and in those with hypertension or hyperlipidemia. Dec 1, 2012 Issue AHA Releases Statement on Sexual Activity and Cardiovascular Disease [Practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...over amlodipine and atorvastatin taken separately. It has not been shown to improve mortality or morbidity in patients who have hypertension with or without dyslipidemia. The only potential advantages to amlodi... Oct 1, 2005 Issue Does a Low Glycemix Index Diet Reduce CHD?...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old man presents for an annual visit. He has no history of hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or diabetes mellitus; has never smoked; and has no family history of CVD. His lipid panel results from one year ago were normal, and he has no current symptoms of CVD....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...failure make prevention a more attractive public health strategy than treatment. Aggressive management of etiologic factors, including hypertension, coronary artery disease, valvular disease and excessive alcohol intake,... Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Advertisement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jun 15, 2009 Issue Screening for High Blood Pressure: Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults 18 years and older. May 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Feb 1, 2005 Issue Management of Hypertension in Older Persons [Article] Antihypertensive therapy has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality in older patients with elevated systolic or diastolic blood pressures. This benefit appears to persist in patients older...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Apr 1, 2013 Issue Effect of Cocoa on Blood Pressure [Cochrane for Clinicians] Consuming 50 g of cocoa daily will lower blood pressure 2 to 3 mm Hg on average in adults with hypertension. Evidence of improved patient-oriented outcomes does not exist. Jul 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Aug 1, 2002 Issue Using ACE Inhibitors Appropriately [Article] When first introduced in 1981, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were indicated only for treatment of refractory hypertension. Since then, they have been shown to reduce morbidity or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jan 15, 2016 Issue Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy [Article] Learn how to tell if elevated blood pressure during pregnancy is chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, or preeclampsia; how to manage each of these conditions; and when labor should be induced....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Aug 15, 2018 Issue Systolic Blood Pressure of At Least 140 mm Hg Best Place to Begin Treatment [POEMs] Beginning antihypertensive treatment when the systolic blood pressure is greater than 140 mm Hg delays death and prevents major cardiovascular events in some persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Feb 1, 2015 Issue Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors vs. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] ACE inhibitors should be used in patients with hypertension because they reduce all-cause mortality, whereas ARBs do not. Feb 1, 2015 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 15, 2020 Issue Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy [Article] Most adults with primary hypertension will eventually require treatment with at least two antihypertensive agents. This article focuses on combination therapy—when to initiate it, choice of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 15, 2020 Issue Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy [Article] Most adults with primary hypertension will eventually require treatment with at least two antihypertensive agents. This article focuses on combination therapy—when to initiate it, choice of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jul 15, 2007 Issue Home Monitoring of Glucose and Blood Pressure [Article] Home monitoring of blood glucose and blood pressure levels can provide patients and physicians with valuable information in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Home...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension May 1, 2017 Issue Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older: A Guideline You Can Trust [Editorials] A high standard must be met when guidelines recommend lifelong preventive medications, knowing that at best, a small minority of patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 1, 1998 Issue Managing the Patient with Hard-to-Control Hypertension [Article] Less than 25 percent of patients with hypertension in the United States have their blood pressure under control, mainly because of inadequate or inappropriate therapy and noncompliance....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old woman with no history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension asks to be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Her 88-year-old mother has end-stage renal disease and is currently undergoing renal dialysis. The patient says she wants to take all necessary precautions...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 19 million adult Americans, and its incidence is increasing rapidly. Diabetes and hypertension are the underlying causes in most cases of chronic kidney disease. Evidence suggests that progression to kidney failure can be delayed or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old woman with no history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension asks to be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Her 88-year-old mother has end-stage renal disease and is currently undergoing renal dialysis. The patient says she wants to take all necessary precautions...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Screening is best done with annual spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio testing. Treatment includes management of hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cessation of tobacco use. Blood pressure should be monitored. Several medications may help prevent or slow progression of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Screening is best done with annual spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio testing. Treatment includes management of hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cessation of tobacco use. Blood pressure should be monitored. Several medications may help prevent or slow progression of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 19 million adult Americans, and its incidence is increasing rapidly. Diabetes and hypertension are the underlying causes in most cases of chronic kidney disease. Evidence suggests that progression to kidney failure can be delayed or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Liver Disorders - American Family Physician

...Major complications of cirrhosis include ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, hepatic encephalopathy, portal hypertension, variceal bleeding, and hepatorenal syndrome. Diagnostic studies on ascitic fluid should include a differential leukocyte count, total protein level, a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care physicians includes studies on cardiovascular disease and hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...Obesity is one of the most common medical problems in the United States and a risk factor for illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes, degenerative arthritis and myocardial infarction. It is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality and generates great social and financial...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...Roughly two thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Obesity increases the risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, pulmonary disease, hepatobiliary disease, cancer, and a number of psychosocial complications. Physicians often feel...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...are classified as obese by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and obesity is associated with many comorbidities (e.g., hypertension, type 2 diabetes, asthma, depression, orthopedic problems, sleep apnea).2 Physicians are not immune to obesity. Sep 1, 2006 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...issues specific to pregnancy in obese women. Women who are obese are at increased risk of complications of pregnancy such as gestational hypertension and diabetes, preeclampsia, fetal macrosomia, spon... Jan 1, 2006 Issue Controlling Obesity: School, Work, and Leisure [Practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...manual readings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Staples vs. Sutures After Cesarean Delivery [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Patients believe that staples and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...manual readings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Staples vs. Sutures After Cesarean Delivery [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Patients believe that staples and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Peripheral Vascular Disease - American Family Physician

...Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 12% to 60% of Americans 60 years and older, with significant risk factors being hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, and smoking. Intermittent claudication is the classic symptom of PAD. Resting ankle-brachial index testing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Peripheral Vascular Disease - American Family Physician

...Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 12% to 60% of Americans 60 years and older, with significant risk factors being hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, and smoking. Intermittent claudication is the classic symptom of PAD. Resting ankle-brachial index testing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2019 Issue Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated practice bulletin to outline diagnosis, effects on pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2019 Issue Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated practice bulletin to outline diagnosis, effects on pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Group on High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy has defined four categories of hypertension in pregnancy: chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension. A maternal blood pressur... Apr 15, 2008 Issue Oral Health...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Learn how to tell if elevated blood pressure during pregnancy is chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, or preeclampsia; how to manage each of these conditions; and when labor should be induced. Jan 1, 2016 Issue Home Visits for Pregnant Adolescents [FPIN's Help Desk...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Issue Preeclampsia, Eclampsia, and Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What are the effects of preventive interventions in women at risk of preeclampsia? What are the effects of interventions in women who develop mild to moderate hypertension during pregnancy? What are the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...issues specific to pregnancy in obese women. Women who are obese are at increased risk of complications of pregnancy such as gestational hypertension and diabetes, preeclampsia, fetal macrosomia, spon... Dec 1, 2005 Issue Nonmedical Ultrasonography During Pregnancy [Curbside...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prostate Cancer - American Family Physician

...Case Study: A 61-year-old black man presents for a routine checkup. He has hypertension and diabetes mellitus that are well controlled with medication. During the visit, he tells you that a friend advised him to get a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...clot propagation and preventing the recurrence of thrombus, the occurrence of pulmonary embolism, and the development of pulmonary hypertension, which can be a complication of multiple recurrent pulmonary emboli. About 30 percent of patient... Feb 1, 2004 Issue Suspected...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment [Article] Pulmonary arterial hypertension is defined as a mean pulmonary arterial pressure greater than 25 mm Hg at rest or 30 mm Hg during physical activity. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is classified into...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2001 Issue Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension [Article] Primary pulmonary hypertension is a rare disease of unknown etiology, whereas secondary pulmonary hypertension is a complication of many pulmonary, cardiac and extrathoracic conditions. Chronic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2016 Issue Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article] Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension can be challenging because of nonspecific symptoms that may be attributed to comorbidities. Using a stepwise approach, physicians can minimize risks and avoid...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...ACCP Guidelines for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) has released evidence-based practice guidelines for the early detection and diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2016 Issue Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article] Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension can be challenging because of nonspecific symptoms that may be attributed to comorbidities. Using a stepwise approach, physicians can minimize risks and avoid...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...hypoxemia. Diagnostic criteria include acute onset, profound hypoxemia, bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, and the absence of left atrial hypertension. Acute respiratory distress syndrome is believed to occur ... Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next Advertisement Email Alerts...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...Sleep Apnea Improves Essential Hypertension and Quality of Life [Article] About one half of patients who have essential hypertension have obstructive sleep apnea, and about one half of patients who have obstructive sleep apnea have essential hypertension. A growing body of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...R.K. is a 52-year-old white man who presents to your office for a preventive health visit. He is overweight and has a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which are stable and well controlled with medication. One of his coworkers was recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...R.K. is a 52-year-old white man who presents to your office for a preventive health visit. He is overweight and has a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which are stable and well controlled with medication. One of his coworkers was recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2002 Issue Managing Hypertension in Athletes and Physically Active Patients [Article] Athletes and other physically active patients should be screened for hypertension and given appropriate therapy if needed. Mild hypertension should be treated with non-pharmacologic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Policy Statement on Athletic Participation by Children and Adolescents with Systemic Hypertension [Practice Guidelines] The most common cardiovascular condition in competitive athletes is hypertension. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated its policy statement using...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes mellitus, and atrial fibrillation. Lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension prevents ... Oct 1, 2003 Issue Are Anticoagulants Better than Antiplatelet Agents for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke? [Cochrane...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Interventions following a transient ischemic attack are aimed at preventing a future episode or stroke. Hypertension, current smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia are all well-known risk factors, and controlling these factors can have dramatic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...ischemic attack are common problems in primary care, with stroke survivors averaging 10 outpatient visits per year. Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia should be evaluated during each office visit. Attention should be given to... Jun 1, 2007...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders - American Family Physician

...Hypothyroidism is a clinical disorder commonly encountered by the primary care physician. Untreated hypothyroidism can contribute to hypertension, dyslipidemia, infertility, cognitive impairment, and neuromuscular dysfunction. Data derived from the National Health and Nutrition...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vaginitis - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 1, 2018 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vaginitis - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 1, 2018 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vision Loss - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old black woman presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. Her medical history is significant for hypertension, which is well controlled with medication. She mentions that her mother was diagnosed with glaucoma a few years ago and is currently undergoing...

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American Family Physician is announcing a call for applications for the next Jay Siwek* Medical Editing Fellowship.

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