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Controlling Blood Pressure for Diabetic Patients

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care."  "In this episode, we eavesdrop on a patient visit between a family physician and a new patient who has Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure; we'll hear about health complications from elevated blood pressure, as well as lifestyle and medication therapy to control it. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: List the recommended blood pressure goals in diabetics; Explain the importance of blood pressure control for diabetics and the complications that may result from uncontrolled blood pressure;  Recommend to diabetic patients the lifestyle changes that can help control blood... Show More


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