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Preventing Vascular Events in Diabetes

In people with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, aspirin use is associated with overall benefit. Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of cardiovascular events, but the benefits and risks of aspirin as primary prevention in patients with diabetes are unclear. In this multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 15,480 adults with diabetes but no evidence of […]

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High Blood Pressure – A Silent Killer
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High Blood Pressure – A Silent Killer

(upbeat music) – High blood pressure is known to be as the silent killer. It’s a disease that goes on without symptoms and goes unnoticed and the first catastrophe would be a stroke or heart attack, or a major disaster. So it’s key to identify the high blood pressure and to treat it as early […]

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Have High Blood Pressure? MUST WATCH!
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Have High Blood Pressure? MUST WATCH!

Hi I’m Dr. Joe from the Southside Health and Wellness Campus. Thanks for joining me today. We’re going to be talking about an important topic and a very big health concern for a lot of people which is blood pressure. I talk to a lot of my patients each and every day who come in […]

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ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension
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ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension

PATHWAY is a series of trials conducted by the British Hypertension Society investigating the treatment of hypertension, in PATHWAY-2 314 well-characterized resistant hypertensive patients were randomised to receive, in a sequential manner, either spironolactone, an alpha blocker a beta blocker or a placebo, every patient took every drug for 12 weeks We saw that the […]

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Pulmonary hypertension easily explained
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Pulmonary hypertension easily explained

Pulmonary hypertension is when there’s high blood pressure in the lungs. People may be used to high blood pressure in the arm which is the blood going around the rest of the body, but the lungs have their own separate blood supply. Measuring a high-pressure lung is not so straightforward. We normally have to pass […]

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