Hypertension, Obesity, and COVID-19

New data reveal unfavorable US fads in high blood pressure and obesity, with communities of color doing even worse. National Institute of Diabetes as well as Digestive as well as Kidney Diseases Director Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, as well as National Heart, Lung, as well as Blood Institute Director Gary H. Gibbons, MD, go over the ramifications for COVID-19 end results and also public health. Videotaped September 10, 2020. Topics reviewed in this interview: 0:00 Introduction 1:51 Trends in high blood pressure 4:10 Racial differences in healthcare accessibility 5:40 Trends in excessive weight 9:35 High blood pressure and the scientific research of wellness distribution 12:32 Reducing obesity in the United States 16:35 Structural racism and also health 21:21 Addressing health and wellness care delivery concerns 29:21 Why are we seeing a plateau in cardio health and wellness? 32:34 Promising research at NIDDK and also NHLBI 38:26 Closing remarks - Earn Free CME credit histories by viewing JAMA Livestreams and also completing a short survey. Insurance claim 0.5 credit ratings for each and every video at https://ja.ma/covidqa - Coronavirus Resource page from the JAMA Network: https://ja.ma/covidyt - To view all the #JAMALive Q&A's Visit: https://ja.ma/covidqaytpl - Don't neglect to strike click or subscribe https://ja.ma/subscribe

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