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infoPOEMS- Hypertension

Gary Ferenckick, MD

Location: Salons 3, 4, 6

  1. The evolution of recommendations in BP management recommendations over the past 5 years

  2. The results of the ACCORD BP, the HOPE – 3 and the SPRINT trial compared to the Trial, and their relevance for cardiovascular disease prevention.

  3. AAFP and ACP guidelines on intensive BP treatment for those > 60

  4. Review the 2017 AHA ACC guideline on HTN, and why the AAFP and ACP have chosen to not endorse it

  5. The European Society of Cardiology 2018 hypertension guidelines

  6. Intensive BP treatment associated with lower risk of mild cognitive impairment (Sprint Mind Trial)

  7. Automated office blood pressure measurements correlate well with ambulatory blood pressure measurements

Speaker Bio(s):

Gary Ferenchick, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he practices general internal medicine and is deeply involved in MSU-CHM major curriculum renovation. He earned his master’s degree in human nutrition and medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he has been a faculty member for over 25 year. Dr. Ferenchick is a Past-President of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. His research interest is the interface between medical education and information technology.

Earlier Event: May 4
infoPOEMS- Probiotics
Later Event: May 4
Break