Blood Pressure Paradox: Hypertension Associated with Survival in T2D and HFPatients with comorbid T2D and heart failure may have a "distinct pathophysiology of the heart" say authors of a new study.
Gout and Heart Disease News RoundupSlide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
How to Manage Hypertension in End-stage Renal DiseaseHypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
Hypertension Management Complicated by Hyperkalemia: What's your Rx?Case-based quiz: Test your clinical judgement on optimal hypertension therapy for this complex patient at risk for hyperkalemia.
Beta-blockers Plus: A Fixed-dose Combination QuizAre fixed-dose antihypertensives here to stay? How does the newest combination work? Try this spot-check quiz.
ACEIs and ARBS: Should everybody with hypertension take them?This short quiz on evidence for clinical use of ACEIs and ARBs in a variety of patients will make you think twice.
Hypertension Complicated by Heart DiseaseWhat is the optimal treatment for hypertension when the patient also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure?
Can Hypertension be Treated Safely in Chronic Kidney Disease?Quiz: The use of ACEIs and ARBs to treat hypertension in moderate-to-severe kidney disease is a murky area of medicine. Test what you know, here.
SPRINT: The Good, the Controversial, and the BalanceOne nephrologist's thoughts on where in the annals of hypertension trials the SPRINT results may settle.
Aerobic Capacity at Middle Age Predicts Mortality in Swedish MenDr Bobby Lazzara reviews a first-of-its-kind study that found aerobic capacity second only to smoking as a predictor of death.