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Ep. 13 A buffet of blood pressure guidelines

Dr. Swapnil Hiremath

We have fun discussing the controversies about blood pressure guidelines with our guest, Dr. Swapnil Hiremath, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and Co-founder of NephJC, a highly successful Twitter-based journal club.  Dr. Hiremath sits on the Canadian blood pressure guideline committee and shares his insights about the question of BP management.


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NephJC Journal Club


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  1. Leslie Beben on 07/08/2018 at 1:31 AM

    Once red flags are up, where to reasonably follow in pursuit of garden variety aldosteronism? When do I need my endocrinologist?

    • Michel Accad on 07/18/2018 at 6:41 PM

      Hi Leslie,

      Sorry for late reply. It depends of what you mean by red flags, but pursuing secondary causes of hypertension is an art that will not be practiced the same way by different doctors, even highly trained ones.


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