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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

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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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

...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. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue....

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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 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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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 May 15, 2009 Issue Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Difficult-to-Control or Resistant Hypertension [Article] High blood pressure is often difficult to control. Resistant hypertension is blood pressure above goal despite adherence to a combination of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jun 15, 2004 Issue Metabolic Syndrome: Time for Action [Article] The constellation of dyslipidemia (hypertriglyceridemia and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol), elevated blood pressure, impaired glucose tolerance, and central obesity is identified now...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension May 1, 2018 Issue Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians [Article] The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care physicians includes studies on cardiovascular disease and hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jul 15, 2012 Issue The "ARB-MI Paradox": Real or a Fluke? [AFP Journal Club] The Journal Club authors discuss what factors make this meta-analysis, designed to determine whether the ARB-MI paradox is real or a statistical fluke, successful. Apr 1, 2012 Issue High...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Dec 1, 2015 Issue Some Benefit to Treating Mild Hypertension to Prevent Stroke, CV Deaths, and Overall Mortality [POEMs] Treating mild hypertension over five years decreases the risk of stroke, cardiovascular (CV) death, and overall mortality in a small proportion of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Feb 1, 2015 Issue Common Questions About the Initial Management of Hypertension [Article] Find out what the JNC 8 recommendations changed regarding whom to treat, goal blood pressures, nonpharmacologic treatment, and preferred drug classes for different patient...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 01, 2022 Issue Can Mobile Phone–Based Interventions Improve Adherence to Medication for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults? [Cochrane for Clinicians] Mobile phone–based interventions improve adherence to cardiovascular medication regimens and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Mar 01, 2022 Issue Can Mobile Phone–Based Interventions Improve Adherence to Medication for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults? [Cochrane for Clinicians] Mobile phone–based interventions improve adherence to cardiovascular medication regimens and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Feb 15, 2020 Issue Increased Readmissions and Adverse Events with Intensification of Antihypertensive Regimen on Hospital Discharge [POEMs] The intensification of antihypertensive regimens on discharge in older adults hospitalized for noncardiac conditions is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Jul 1, 2006 Issue Antihypertensive Agents for Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy [Cochrane for Clinicians] Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are the only antihypertensive agents with proven effectiveness for the primary prevention of diabetic nephropathy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Apr 15, 2017 Issue Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension: Evaluation and Treatment [Article] Severely elevated blood pressure without symptoms of target organ injury can often be managed in the outpatient setting. A gradual lowering of blood pressure over several days to...

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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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