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Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.

A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?

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Some things never change, or do they? Find answers here to key questions about the current state of high blood pressure treatment.


About one-third of US adults have high blood pressure, the leading diagnosis in primary care. Find the latest news about advances in hypertension research in the pages that follow.


Hypertension, the “silent killer,” is the leading diagnosis in primary care, and several other circulatory disorders are bringing patients to your practice. Here are the particulars.


Like other pharmaceuticals, ACE inhibitors have their own adverse-effect profile. Find quick answers here to clinicians’ FAQs.

There are several reasonable options for intensifying this patient's blood pressure treatment. Which one is optimal, though, given his labs and concomitant meds?


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