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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.


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Refresh your skills in managing common cardiovascular conditions in your primary care patient population during this session. Cardiology specialist Ty Gluckman, MD, will review important updates and considerations for managing your patients with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and heart failure.


Frankly Speaking CME 253
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The End of ACE Inhibitors? - Frankly Speaking EP 253

Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

0.25 CME

ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors and ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) are both recommended as first-line treatments for hypertension. ACE inhibitors have known side effects, such as cough, that are frustrating for many patients, while ARBs appear to have less annoying side effects. This podcast will review a recently published retrospective, comparative cohort study comparing the effectiveness and safety of ACE inhibitors vs ARBs in the first-line treatment of hypertension.


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Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)

An Interactive Learning Experience Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Not for CME/CE CreditThis course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is the leading cause of death globally. An effort to reduce the mortality risk to patients must include prevention and optimal treatment of patients with the greatest individual and combined risk factors including hypertension and hyperlipidemia, as well as other comorbid conditions that contribute to cardiovascular health.


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Addressing Low Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in At-Risk Patients

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Labcorp; Not for CME/CE Credit


Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Risk in Primary Care

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Labcorp; Not for CME/CE Credit


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In this episode, Dr. Greg Hall reviews the national cardiovascular data related to African American health outcomes as well as the significantly worse outcomes related to thrombosis in strokes, heart attacks, DVTs, atrial fibrillation, and anticoagulation differences that can negatively impact care outcomes. We will also review data related to salt sensitivity and counseling approaches. best practices for communication and prevention in African American populations.


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This presentation will provide an overview of the scientific evidence supporting the utility of exercise in maintaining health and decreasing the risk of chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, cancer, coronary heart disease, depression. In addition, we will review the evidence showing that exercise can mitigate the risk incurred by diseases like diabetes and hypertension. Then we will discuss a practical approach for discussing exercise with patients/clients and helping patients achieve successful outcomes with lifestyle modification.


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Cardiovascular Disease and Patient-Centered Care for African Americans

Episode 2: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall

1.00 CME

This session will provide an overview of the best practices in the treatment of cardiovascular problems in African Americans with a focus on hypertension, heart failure, stroke, vascular disease, arrhythmias, and thrombosis. Overarching trends in salt sensitivity, smoking, and medication adherence will also be reviewed, as well as opportunities to positively impact behavior. Dr. Hall is a Primary Care Physician and an expert in Black American Health and Healthcare. He is the former chair of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Director of the National Center for African American Health, Research, Education and Policy at Cleveland State University, and Author of “Patient-Centered Clinical Care for African Americans: A Concise, Evidence-Based Guide to Important Differences and Better Outcomes”. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 08/11/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


Frankly Speaking CME 76

Assessing Blood Pressure: How Accurate Are the Blood Pressure Measurements You Use to Care for Your Patients? - Frankly Speaking EP 76

Hypertension affects an estimated 80 million Americans. We diagnose, determine the need for medication therapy, and monitor treatment efficacy based on a simple office blood pressure measurement – but how accurate is that measurement, and what is the most valid method to obtain it? Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Hypertension affects an estimated 80 million Americans. We diagnose, determine the need for medication therapy, and monitor treatment efficacy based on a simple office blood pressure measurement – but how accurate is that measurement, and what is the most valid method to obtain it?


0.25 CME CREDIT

Favorite Podcast of 2021 - Frankly Speaking EP 256

Guests: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C; Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC; Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP; Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

0.25 CME

Live at Pri-Med East! In this episode, each podcaster will discuss the most impactful paper and podcast of the year.


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Does Acetaminophen Increase Stroke Risk? - Frankly Speaking EP 276

Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

0.25 CME

The concerns over the use of NSAIDs have been well documented. The medications can raise blood pressure and have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke when used long term. These known risks, supported by the FDA’s warning in 2005, has prompted many clinicians to prescribe acetaminophen instead. But do acetaminophen products confer a lower risk of cardiovascular effects? Join us for this episode to review the results from recent trials assessing similar blood pressure effects from regular use of acetaminophen.