Know Diabetes By Heart



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Highlight Clips

Dr. Keith Ferdinand discusses the AHA's classifications of hypertension.
Dr. Ian de Boer discusses the ADA's guidelines for treating high blood pressure.
The doctors discuss if diabetes patients should use SGLT2 inhibitors to control blood pressure.


The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Heart Association (AHA) hosted this third in a series groundbreaking collaborative initiative Know Diabetes by Heartâ„¢. The event entitled “Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension” featured ADA Director of Medical Information Matt Peterson, Keith Ferdinand, MD, Professor of Medicine at the Tulane University School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Kidney Research Institute Dr. Ian de Boer. The doctors provided both the ADA and AHA classifications and treatment recommendations for hypertension as well as the key lifestyle interventions to prevent heart disease such as diet, exercise, and weight loss.

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