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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jan 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - ...modifications—a daily exercise program, weight loss to achieve a normal body mass index, and initiation of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan. Two weeks later, Mr. Conrad's potassium was 4.1 mmol per L, and his blood pressure was 124/80 mm Hg. I could not...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2003 - ...kidneys and feet, suggested KS. She was discussing a 52-year-old patient who presented to the Family Practice Center with diabetes and hypertension. The resident reported that his patient had no complaints and was primarily there for medication refills. His blood pressure was...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2003 - ...Previous: JNC 7 Express: New Thinking in Hypertension Treatment Next: Should We Offer Routine Breast Cancer Screening with Mammography? View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 68/No. 2(July 15, 2003) / Diary from a Week in Practice: Diary from a Week...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2003 - ...sleep aids only made him feel fuzzy in the morning. He was an overweight man with a short, stocky neck, and I was treating him for mild hypertension and acid reflux disease. My examination of his nose and throat did not uncover any evidence of upper airway obstruction. I had to...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - May 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - ...accompanied by his wife, and I hardly recognized either of them. A few months ago, this 38-year-old, overweight man with well-controlled hypertension on losartan (Cozaar) had screening laboratory work done. He was dismayed to learn that his fasting blood glucose level was 204 mg per...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2003 - ...day. His patient was a 33-year-old woman who weighed well over 300 lb. She was in the office that afternoon to follow up on diabetes and hypertension, both of which were only moderately well controlled. MJ had seen the patient regularly during the past two years. They had discussed...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Mar 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2003 - ...history of cardiovascular disease. Her checkups have always been normal. Irene figured she was about the least likely person to develop hypertension. Surprise! While sitting in my office and describing a recent nosebleed, Irene's blood pressure was 210/110 mm Hg. Three additional...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Feb 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2003 - ...hospital. Actually, the patient he was evaluating was one of his favorites. She had long-standing diabetes, with complications including hypertension, renal insufficiency, and congestive heart failure. She was so pleased with AR's care, she had referred most of her very large family...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - ...episodic hypertension. JOH wondered how he was able to tell that his blood pressure was high until he was told about the two sphygmomanometers that he carried in his backpack. His blood pressure on the mobile clinic was normal, and JOH was reluctant to treat episodic hypertension,...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Nov 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2002 - ...as a public school teacher and had become a grandmother times three. Apart from being treated for mild hypothyroidism and moderate hypertension, she had enjoyed good health. She was happy to be retired and was enjoying assisting with the care of her grandchildren. When questioned...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...74-year-old woman who had been her patient for nearly 10 years. The woman had always been in excellent health, except for well-controlled hypertension. Two days earlier, she had an intracerebral hemorrhage, and she was now unresponsive. She would occasionally open her eyes, but she...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary From a Week in Practice - Diary from a Week in Practice - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...Previous: Hypertension and Diabetes: Family Physicians' Pivotal Role Next: Caregiver Support for Women During Childbirth: Does the Presence of a Labor-Support Person Affect Maternal-Child Outcomes? View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 66/No....

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - ...woman whose blood values have been a bit off-target for the past few years. She tends to worry about everything. In addition to essential hypertension, osteoarthritis, and hypothyroidism, she also has mild anemia, slightly decreased renal function, and mild hyperlipidemia. In an...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/p73.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - May 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2002 - ...Valerie, an 80-year-old woman, was seen in the office today by RHS for a follow-up of multiple problems, including COPD, pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular hypertrophy with secondary ventricular dysrhythmias, atopic dermatitis, and type 2 diabetes. For RHS, this visit...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2002 - ...she had worked in the high-risk obstetrics clinic this morning where several of her patients' pregnancies were complicated by diabetes, hypertension, and other medical problems. Several of the women had severe substance abuse problems, including cocaine and alcohol. But what all of...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Jan 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - ...Previous: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Essential Hypertension -- Is There a Link? Next: Optimal Management of Cholesterol Levels and the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in Women View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 65/No. 2(January 15, 2002) /...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2001 - ...She and a second-year resident, SO, were discussing the work-up of an 82-year-old woman who was in excellent health aside from mild hypertension. SO replied, I order cholesterol levels on just about everybody. KS reminded him that a screening that is indicated for patients in one...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Nov 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2001 - ...JDF was summoned to the last examination room for a blood pressure recheck. A 62-year-old woman with a history of end-stage COPD, hypertension, congestive heart failure, type 1 diabetes, ischemic heart disease, morbid obesity, chronic pain syndrome, hypothyroidism and depression was...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1115/p1700.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - ...One of JOH's favorite patients returned to the office today for a follow-up visit. The patient has diabetes, hypertension and back pain. The back pain is the result of multiple etiologies, but primarily degenerative changes in the lumbar spine. Surgery had never been an option until...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - May 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...When treating hypertension, do you use A, B, C or D as your first-line drug? A = angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, B = beta blockers, C = calcium channel blockers and D = diuretics. National guidelines encourage the use of B or D. Now, a study tells us that the use of...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2001 - ...the common diagnosis of hypertension. This week, she was involved in a some-what unique situation. An other-wise healthy and asymptomatic 48-year-old man came in for evaluation of recent high blood pressure. Not having been previously diagnosed with hypertension, he as adamant that...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1529.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Mar 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - ...was one family that taught ASW more than any other about the value of being a family physician. After several visits for diabetes and hypertension, the couple shared with her a deep concern that was tearing them apart: their 33-year-old son had severe neurologic deficits as a result...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p877.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...had two children, they had been trying to conceive again for more than a year without success. The only change in their history was his hypertension (well-controlled with a low-dose, sustained-release formulation of nifedipine). He had improved his nutrition and his weight....

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1003.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jul 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2000 - ...She was elated! So was WLL! The 28-year-old patient with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) had wrestled with obesity, hirsutism, mild hypertension and oligomenorrhea. She was not able to get pregnant even though her husband's semen analysis was normal. WLL suggested a trial of...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0715/p353.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Nov 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1999 - ...years earlier had shown mild inflammation at the ileocecal junction, and she was assured that all was well. Her medical history included hypertension and a hysterectomy performed seven years previously, and her only medications were a beta blocker, oral estrogen and a calcium...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1115/p2267.html

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