Cardiology | Hypertension Awareness, Diagnosis, Treatment: A Primer For the Cardiology Community

In the May issue of Cardiology magazine, Seamus Whelton, MD, MPH; Joseph Ebinger, MD, MS, FACC; and Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC, offer a primer on caring for patients with hypertension, the leading cardiovascular disease risk factor. "Hypertension is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease affecting nearly half of U.S. adults that can be largely attributed to suboptimal dietary and lifestyle factors," they write. "We must all strive to improve BP control through accurate diagnosis and treatment in combination with lifestyle interventions to reduce the risk of cardiovascular and to promote healthier, longer lives." Read more.