Interpreting Key Trials
In treating hypertension, lower systolic pressure is better than higher—but with caveats.
From the Editor
Exercising to lose weight more often results in frustration than a trip to the store to buy smaller-sized clothes.
It’s not enough to tell patients to exercise. The exercise regimen needs to be “SMART.”
Many patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma also have obstructive sleep apnea, and vice versa.
Being obese increases your risk of health problems; you can reduce these risks by losing weight.
Only 10% of people with obstructive sleep apnea are diagnosed—a dismal statistic, considering the consequences.
Testing often leads to increased costs and anxiety without substantial benefit.
Physicians can promote healthy nutrition, physical activity, socialization, and mental activity, but no drug is approved for it.
The authors propose several reasons and possible solutions.
Letters To The Editor
Endocrine Society guidelines recommend fibrates as the first-line therapy for elevated triglycerides.