Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Hypertension, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia Resource: January 2016

Resources updated to support the January 2016 Guidelines discussion for new Family Medicine Residents:

Hypertension2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
Additional Resources: 
American Family Physician: POEMsJNC 8 Report on Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension
AAFP: 2014 Hypertension Guideline Stands to Simplify Treatment, Says Expert

Hyperlipidemia2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults
American Heart Association: CV Risk Calculator
AAFP: New Guidelines Propose Significant Shift in Cholesterol Management

Diabetes: American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2015
(including the new Abridged Standards for Primary Care Providers)
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists: AACE Comprehensive Diabetes Management Algorithm 2015
Additional Resources: 
National Diabetes Education Program2012 Diabetes Numbers at a Glance
CDC Diabetes Data & Trends

In addition, there are a number of "apps" that I think can be of use in clinic:

1) Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality: electronic Preventive Service Selector (ePSS)
2) Shots by STFM (Society or Teachers of Family Medicine)
3) American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology  ASCVD Risk Calculators (online)

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