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George Bakris, MD: SGLT2 Mechanism for BP Reduction Part 2 of 6

altGeorge Bakris, MD, continues his discussion with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed on lowering blood pressure and the “white coat” effect. Is this something that can be overcome? Dr. Bakris shares some interesting findings…

 

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Dr. George Bakris recently presented “SGLT2 Mechanism for Blood Pressure Reduction” at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the ADA. Dr. Bakris, a referral nephrologist and a board-certified hypertension specialist, is a professor of medicine and director of ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center at The University of Chicago. He specializes in kidney disease as it relates to diabetes and blood pressure issues. He is an expert at interpreting ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, a technique that gives physicians a more accurate reading of a patient’s blood pressure by taking numerous measurements of a patient’s blood pressure over a 24-48 hour period.

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