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Clinical Summary

Telemedicine helps hypertensive and hypercholesterolemic patients meet goals

Jenny Blair, MD   |   24 November 2022

Takeaway

  • To improve hypertension or hypercholesterolemia, a remote medication-titration program can work better than simply providing patients with education.

Why this matters

  • Elevated BP and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are important risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
  • Controlling them can be a resource-intensive process involving multiple medication adjustments.
  • Guideline-directed goals...

          

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