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    Default A Case of a Hypertension - From The Course of Clinical Pharmacology

    The patient is a male, 58 years of age, with a history of hypertension of 12 years (max BP was 180/100 mm Hg). No standard anti-hypertension treatment. And the patient said the BP was poorly controlled.

    The patient has type 2 diabetes, with a history of 8 years. Metformin is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

    No CAD, gout.

    History of smoking of 30+ years. History of alcohol drinking.

    Physical Exam:

    BP: 165/105 mm Hg
    EKG: Normal
    Cardiac B-Ultrasound: compliance of ascending aorta decreased, left ventricle hypertrophy.

    Lab parameters:

    A1c: 7.4%

    Triglycerides: 3.34 mmol/L (295.56 mg/dL)
    Total cholesterol: 5.2 mmol/L (200.77 mg/dL)
    LDL-C: 4.06 mmol/L (156.76 mg/dL)

    Serum potassium: 2.3 mmol/L
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    Default Risk Evaluation

    Risk is estimated below.

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