“Hypertension” is a common term in the health industry, but many people don’t know what it means. Dr. Mark Gelfer of Copeman Healthcare sat down with Linda Steele from the CKNW Health Check to explain what it is and how you can help to prevent it.
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The objective of this paper is to present evidence for a revised algorithm to diagnosis hypertension. Two major deficiencies in the current diagnostic process must be discussed.
The objective of this study was to compare a series of blood pressure readings from an automated in–pharmacy kiosk, to those taken at regular intervals from individuals performing daily life activities in a real-world setting.
The objective of this research is to build a solid, evidenced-based foundation for managing hypertension and to help clarify uncertainties within current blood pressure guidelines.
Copeman Healthcare physician, Mark Gelfer, MD, CCFP, FCFP, along with Eric Mang, MPA; Tara Duhaney, MHSc and Norm Campbell, MD,FRCPC, address the impact on our health, the health of our children and the action required to address the federal government regulations over the marketing of unhealthy foods.
The most important risk factor for death and disability is Hypertension. The World Health Organization chose Hypertension as the theme for World Health Day 2013