Saint Anthony Amofah, MD, emphasizes Target: BP and highlights his practice’s dedication to maintaining target blood pressure levels.
Young men especially appear less likely to make use of the health system to get their hypertension under control.
Differences between clinical-trial and real-world measurements of BP should be considered when deciding how aggressive an approach to pursue.
Physicians support the idea to lower consumption of sugary drinks and help fund anti-obesity health programs.
The AMA House of Delegates also encourages healthier options in hospitals, food banks, SNAP, and tackles wording that contributes to obesity stigma.