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...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 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

...Risk factors of gout include male sex; obesity; hypertension; alcohol intake; and a diet rich in meat, seafood, and fructose-rich food and beverages. Gout is characterized by swelling, pain, or tenderness in a peripheral joint or bursa. Diagnosis is made using several validated...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Risk factors of gout include male sex; obesity; hypertension; alcohol intake; and a diet rich in meat, seafood, and fructose-rich food and beverages. Gout is characterized by swelling, pain, or tenderness in a peripheral joint or bursa. Diagnosis is made using several validated...

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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

...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

...The USPSTF recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to offer or refer adults without obesity who do not have hypertension, dyslipidemia, abnormal blood glucose levels, or diabetes to behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical...

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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 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 Nov 15, 2003 Issue Screening for High Blood Pressure [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for high blood pressure and the supporting scientific evidence. Sep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Nov 15, 2010 Issue AAP Updates 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jul 1, 2008 Issue Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy [Article] The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy has defined four categories of hypertension in pregnancy: chronic hypertension, gestational...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Nov 1, 2019 Issue Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors vs. Other Antihypertensive Drug Classes for Hypertension [Cochrane for Clinicians] RAS inhibitors, which include angiotensin receptor blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and renin inhibitors, should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Aug 15, 2014 Issue Cardiovascular Effects of NSAIDs [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Aspirin does not elevate blood pressure. Among nonselective NSAIDs, ibuprofen increases the risk of hypertension and stroke. Diclofenac does not increase the risk of hypertension, but...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Sep 01, 2021 Issue Home Blood Pressure Monitoring [Article] Home blood pressure monitoring provides important diagnostic information beyond in-office blood pressure readings and offers similar results to ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Home blood pressure...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 15, 2018 Issue ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? [Editorials] Choosing a threshold and target for treatment should be based on the science supporting CVD risk reduction, while considering the benefits and harms in individual patient...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jul 1, 2016 Issue Blood Pressure Goal of 140 to 150 mm Hg Is Best for Patients with Diabetes [POEMs] Although most recent practice guidelines have relaxed the blood pressure goals for patients with diabetes, there are still a few holdouts that suggest aggressive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Oct 1, 2015 Issue Calcium Supplementation for Preventing Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy [Cochrane for Clinicians] High-dose calcium supplementation (i.e., at least 1,000 mg per day) during pregnancy reduces the risk of developing hypertension and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Sep 01, 2021 Issue Home Blood Pressure Monitoring [Article] Home blood pressure monitoring provides important diagnostic information beyond in-office blood pressure readings and offers similar results to ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Home blood pressure...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Sep 15, 1999 Issue Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Hypertension [Article] The sixth report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC-VI) includes recommendations for the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Oct 1, 2005 Issue New AHA Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has published a new set of recommendations for the measurement of blood pressure to increase accuracy of clinic readings, and in...

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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

...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: Laboratory Evaluation - American Family Physician

...system infections in immunocompromised patients, subarachnoid hemorrhage, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and malignancy. Jul 1, 2019 Issue Evaluating Diagnostic Tests: Introducing a New...

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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

...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

...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: 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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