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The Value of the Nitric Oxide Pathway and its Importance in African-American Patients with Heart Failure

Talking to Patients

Studies in heart failure and hypertension have shown that people who identify themselves as black may have a less active renin-angiotensin system and a lower bioavailability of nitric oxide. The A-HeFT study was conducted to determine if a fixed dose of isosorbide dinitrate (ISDN) and hydralazine would provide additional benefit in black patients with heart failure.

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Editor’s Note – DCMS-258

I was reading this week’s Clinical Gem about the use of diuretics for reducing heart failure and blood pressure values. There was a mention of the differences in responses among certain ethnic groups and the difficulty that we often have with African-American patients. There was a lot of focus on …

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Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard. Features: Voice-to-text transcriptions that may be sent as SMS, Email, …

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