Hypertension Discussion Part 1

WALLACE: I went into the emergency room for another problem. I had chest pains and I went in for that. and once I found out I was in there for chest pains it just turned out to be gas in my chest but they told me I had, I was diabetic and I had hypertension…

Dr Emma Hart – Treating hypertension

[Music] High blood pressure is a really common disorder, where one in four adults have hypertension. The World Health Organisation recently showed that it is the leading contributor to the global burden of disease. If we can lower blood pressure, we can reduce the risk of stroke, the risk of heart attack, the risk of…

2017 Guidelines for Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, & Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

– 2017 Guidelines for the prevention, detection, evaluation and management of high blood pressure in adults. This fireside chat featured Dr. Brent Egan from the Care Coordination Institute in South Carolina who discussed the four new categories for classifying blood pressure, changes to the prevalence of high blood pressure as a result of the new…

The 2018 AIS Guidelines: Potential Future Impact

(calm jingle) – Hi, I’m Karen Furie, and I’m here with Dr. Bill Powers, the chair of the Writing Group of the new 2018 Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines. Bill, thank you very much, and congratulations on preparing the guidelines this year. – Well, thank you, I have to say credit goes to the Writing Group….

What Can be the Risks of Combination Therapy in PAH?

Hello, I’m Dr. Richard Krasuski from Duke University. Today we’re going to talk about the risks, or side effects, of combination therapy in pulmonary hypertension. First of all, the use of combination agents, if you think about it, obviously brings forth the problems with one agent and combines it with the problems of the other…

Keynote Lecturer Robert Carey, MD at Hypertension 2017

(music) – Good morning and welcome to the 2017 Hypertension Scientific Sessions. I’m very honored to have Dr. Bob Carey with me this morning. Dr. Carey presented the opening lecture at the meeting this morning on the topic of adult hypertension. So, Bob could you tell us a little bit about an update on adult…

Haylee York: Living with Joy

Since the day Haylee was born she’s made us smile every day. She always has something funny to say or does something funny just to light up the room. If you’re having a bad day she’ll make you smile. Haylee was with my father during one of his doctor’s appointments and the nurse practitioner had…