Heart failure (HF) affects more than 6 million Americans with approximately 50% mortality at 5 years. This session will show how recent advances in heart failure treatment have contributed to improved survival. This session will also discuss the guidelines, supporting evidence, and interventions to maximize hypertension management for individual patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/10/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Primary care providers see patients with elevated blood pressure numerous times a day—but do we address it consistently and effectively in a busy practice? Join Dr. Ty Gluckman for a practical approach to diagnosing hypertension, including a discussion of initial laboratory testing and when to evaluate for secondary causes. Additionally, Dr. Gluckman will discuss the effects of various lifestyle changes on blood pressure reduction.
Expert faculty will discuss the most recent and talked about articles published in the past year.
The Top Questions I Most Often Get Asked About: Hypertension, Polypharmacy in the Elderly, and Asthma
What do primary care providers need to know to know about hypertension, polypharmacy in the elderly, and asthma? Join cardiologist Karol Watson, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, and pulmonologist Sunjay Devarajan as they review important questions, they get asked about these three topics! Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/4/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.