High Blood Pressure Help

High Blood Pressure Help

This Channel will bring you the latest on all of the factors, treatments, family history and even exercise and blood sugar control that helps you and your family keep a healthy handle on blood pressure. Don’t forget, even small sustained increases in blood pressure can lead to big problems (Dr. Jim hits piece of wood with a hammer)-High blood pressure is like a hammer hitting the inside of your arteries—what your doctor would call endothelium.

High Blood Pressure Help
  • Heart (Cardiology) Conference Bundle

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    We are delighted to bring you our first Heart (Cardiology) Bundle. It happens to be from The American College of Cardiology meeting from Atlanta (ACC24). This exclusive bundle gives you an insider’s look at what a major conference feels and sounds like from registration to poster sessions to key ...

  • Meet the Heart Function NP, Amy Brownell

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    Have you heard of a Nurse Practitioner (NP)? NPs work in a variety of specialties and because so many of you have loved our meet the Cardiologist, meet the Scientist, etc. I thought you would like to find out more about NPs and specifically how one involved in Cardiology decided to specialize in ...

  • Heart Failure and Function Patient Update

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    Our Hearts are crucial to life. Sometimes they fail. DO we focus on the function or the failure? Have you heard of a Nurse Practitioner (NP)? I found us one of the top heart function NPs on the planet and we got to talk to her for nearly half an hour! I think you will love this detailed and extre...

  • Dr. Roger Blumenthal at ACC

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    Roger Blumenthal is one of the giants of Cardiology. From the hospital to the preventive heart disease clinic to the ABCs of Cardiology, it feels like you get smarter just by being in the room with him. Dr. Roger carved out time to talk with me for more than 19 minutes in what I’m sure was a 14 h...

  • Dr. Rahul Aggarwal at ACC24

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    Major heart meetings have major department heads and key physician leaders from Medical Centers and Universities that we’ve all heard of. Remarkably, young doctors, pharmacists and nurses also get a chance to break into important science and breaking news in medicines. This happens via poster ses...

  • Dr. Nissen SURMOUNTs ACC24

    Every once in a while you bump into a rock star in cardiology when you film a major heart meeting. It’s like bumping into Einstein in Walmart…well sort of. In this lucky, short encounter, Dr. Steve actually reveals his thoughts on a breakthrough medicine and tells the name of the research study t...

  • An Insider's Look at ACC24

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    You will feel like you actually are at ACC24, the world’s best heart (Cardiovascular meeting). Hear the background conversations and excitement in the Exhibit Hall! From registration to the huge Main Tent. You’ll get more than seven minutes of what going to a major heart meeting feels like!

  • April is Defeat Diabetes Month

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    April is Defeat Diabetes month! 29.7 million-that’s Million are diagnosed and sadly a fourth to a third of diabetics (about 9 million) have it and ARE NOT diagnosed. ? Do you know 3 drinks diabetics should avoid? Hint- the first 2 are regular sugary sodas, energy drinks with sugar and fruit juice...

  • The Essential Guide to Pharmacy News: Episode 3

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    Pharmacists are there for you. Our Episode 3 of the Essential Guide To Pharmacy News (EGPN), brings you the 9 sections you've come to ask for, all in an easy-to-understand language that won't leave you in the medical mumbo jumbo. You'll find important news and web sites to help you with the Infla...

  • My Cholesterol Journey and Maybe Yours

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    We’ve all heard about cholesterol, but should cholesterol medicine after a heart attack be revisited? Should you just stay on the same medicines? Dr. Rybacki tells you about his post-heart attack journey, some interesting new medicine changes and how to talk to your doctor to see if it means anyt...

  • The Essential Guide to Pharmacy News: Episode 2

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    Pharmacists are there for you. This month’s Essential Guide To Pharmacy News (EGPN), Episode 2 covers new medicines approved by the FDA, how to save money on pharmacy costs in Cash for Care, The FDA Fabulous 4 segment brings important info on breakthrough meds like Mounjaro for weight loss and di...

  • Welcome to the Essential Guide to Pharmacy News!

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    We all see our pharmacists more than we see our physicians. It’s an interesting reality in the US healthcare system. You most probably got care in the hospital from a team of hospital pharmacists and technicians, were guided and guarded through transitions of care during your hospital stay, inter...

  • The FDA Fantastic Four: Episode 1 - Fall 2023

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    We release the 2 issues of the FDA Fantastic Four in the Fall & Spring. What we are trying to help you know more about are the True Breakthrough medicines that the FDA has approved! We will take some artistic license on the release dates, we will apply the same 4-6 criteria whenever we rank, vote...

  • Careful with Naproxen!

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    Families are always interesting. “It’s just Naproxen.” I heard this from my family member who had been taking it every 8 hours for 3 months and her kidney function declined. Dr. Rybacki reviews important considerations of this drug (also known as Aleve). Just because it’s over the counter, doesn’...

  • Tell Your Medicine Story

    Did you tell your medicine story to the last doctor you saw? Dr. Rybacki tells you why this key concept can save lives.

  • Dr. Horne - Population Health

    Are you in a health population or a population at risk? Dr. Horne talks about population health and its impact.

  • Viewers Video Guide - October 2023

    I always like looking at the Guide channel on Sling cause it quickly tells me what’s on and what’s new. It occurred to me that what our subscribers or potential viewers get is page after page of videos and a couple of my friends thought it was confusing. Enter the new Viewer’s video Guide or VVG-...

  • Let's Talk About the Beta Blocker Family

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    We’ve all heard of beta testing—trying something for the first time. Have you heard about a beta blocker? Many people haven’t. Dr. Rybacki brings his genuine personal style and life experience to your understanding of the beta blocker family. From high blood pressure help to...

  • Let's Meet the Pril Pill Family

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    3 minutes, 58 seconds
    ACE inhibitors are widely used in high blood pressure, Heart Failure and even after a heart attack. Do you know what ACE stands for? Would you like to meet the pril family? Dr. Jim gives you his genuine style and insight in this strong pril overview.

  • Dr. Horne - Intermittent Fasting

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    5 minutes, 29 seconds
    Wondering about intermittent fasting and weight loss? Dr. Horne and Rybacki give you the skinny on this key concept.

  • National Kidney Month

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    3 minutes, 48 seconds
    Have you heard about the National Kidney Foundation? Dr. Jim fills you in on 5 healthy steps for kidney health and why the organization AND your kidneys are so important.

  • ACC - BP Monitor

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    Live at the American College of Cardiology meeting, Dr. Rybacki talks about blood pressure monitors.