Podcast | Practice of Medicine | June 16, 2023

Listen to Dr. Donald DiPette Preview His Assembly Presentation on Hypertension Studies

In this podcast, Dr. Donald DiPette, the Health Sciences Distinguished Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, provides an introductory overview of his upcoming presentation, “Landmark Hypertension Studies during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Practical Clinical Implications”, taking place October 27 during SMA’s Annual Scientific Assembly in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Posted in: Hypertension3

SMJ Article | Review Article

Comprehensive Review of Hypertensive Disorders Related to Pregnancy

Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy is a common complication during pregnancy that affects approximately 10% of pregnancies and is responsible for nearly 14% of maternal deaths worldwide. It affects the mother and the fetus simultaneously, sometimes putting the health of the mother and the fetus at odds with each other. It...

Posted in: Hypertension6 Pregnancy25

SMJ Article | Review Article

Direct Use of Clinical Tolerance Limits for Assessing the Degree of Agreement between Two Methods of Measuring Blood Pressure

A large number of new methods of measuring blood pressure (BP) have recently emerged with advances in technology. Different methods of measuring BP generally provide varying readings compared with one another. Clinicians must decide how to respond to these variations and how to assess the degree of agreement. Clinical agreement...

Posted in: Hypertension6

March 27, 2023

April 2023 CME Webinar

Burnout, Wellness and Systemic Change: A Clinician's Prescription for Well-Being Drs. Desiree Burroughs-Ray and Christopher Jackson REGISTER HERE This session will discuss system level and individual level practical solutions to healthcare workers dealing with burnout amidst the convergence of multiple pandemics. Using personal stories and changes enacted at the system...

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease3 Hypertension2

CME Course | Free | Credits: .75

Management of Hypertension: Time for Increased Patient Involvement

Target Audience Healthcare providers of all specialties may benefit from the information presented. Goals and Objectives Hypertension remains the leading modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Despite effective, safe, available, and affordable pharmacologic anti-hypertensive medications, the control rates of hypertension, defined as less than 140/90 mmHg, in the United States...

Posted in: Hypertension2

February 9, 2023

February 2023 CME Webinar

Management of Hypertension : Time for Increased Patient Involvement Donald DiPette, MD, FACP, FAHA REGISTER HERE This webinar will focus on delineating patient-related barriers, addressing these barriers, and increasing the involvement of the patient in the management and treatment of their hypertension. The importance of educating the patient on the...

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease3 Hypertension2

CME Course | Free | Credits: 5.0

HEARTS in America: Taking a Deep Dive into Improving Hypertension

Target Audience Healthcare providers of all specialties may benefit from the information presented.  Goals and Objectives This program, HEARTS in America (HEARTS), is an initiative led by PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) and adapted for the United States, integrates seamlessly into existing cardiovascular and hypertension prevention and treatment programs. This...

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism4 Nephrology and Urology5 Hypertension2 Chronic Kidney Disease1

SMJ Article | Original Article

Adherence to Hypertensive Treatment among Vietnamese Patients in New Orleans

Objectives: Our principal objectives were to identify the level of adherence and identify the attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that influence adherence to antihypertensive treatment among Vietnamese patients in New Orleans, Louisiana. Methods: By partnering with a community health center serving the Vietnamese community in New Orleans, we conducted reviews of...

Posted in: Hypertension6

SMJ Article | Original Article

Readmissions among People Living with HIV Admitted for Hypertensive Emergency

Objectives: People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Hypertensive emergency (HTNE), a complication of hypertension with potentially serious health implications, has high healthcare utilization. We attempted to determine the association between HIV status and risk for 30-day readmission after index hospitalization for...

Posted in: Hypertension6 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) And Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection15

Abstract | April 6, 2022

Pheochromocytoma: A Rare Etiology of Hypertension in the Pediatric Population

Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the adrenal medulla. Most are sporadic but they can also be found in the context of a hereditary syndrome. The symptoms are usually associated with the release of catecholamines such as epinephrine and norepinephrine.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Women’s & Children’s Health27

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